🔼The name Zur in the Bible
In the Bible the name Zur is applied to two men and one city:
🔼Etymology of the name Zur
The name Zur has to do with a group of five different roots that are all spelled the same: צור (sur). These roots all have different linguistic sources but were perhaps readily incorporated into the Hebrew language due to similar or related meanings, more or less:
BDB Theological Dictionary, NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names agree: The name Zur means Rock.
A Greek name with a similar meanings is Peter.