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Zophah meaning

צופח

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🔼The name Zophah in the Bible

There's only one man named Zophah mentioned in the Bible, and he is a son of Helem of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:35-36).

🔼Etymology of the name Zophah

The name Zophah probably has to do with the unused verb צפח (sph), which would have meant to be flat or wide:

🔼Zophah meaning

For a meaning of the name Zophah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Pot-Bellied Jug and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Cruse (which the Oxford Dictionary defines as a small earthenware pot or jar). BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation of our name but does list it under the root צפח (sph).