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Zippor meaning

צפור
צפר

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🔼The name Zippor in the Bible

Zippor was the father of Balak, the king of Moab who hired Balaam to curse Israel.

In Numbers 22:4 and 23:18 this name is spelled צפר, but everywhere else it's spelled צפור.

🔼Etymology of the name Zippor

The name Zippor comes from the fertile word-group צפר (sapar):

🔼Zippor meaning

The regular form of the name Zippor is the same as the noun צפור meaning Bird. NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Sparrow. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Little Bird. But these distinctions are really not represented by the name Zippor.