🔼The name Ahuzzath: Summary
- From the verb אחז (ahaz), to seize or grasp.
🔼The name Ahuzzath in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Ahuzzath
The name Ahuzzath comes from the verb אחז (ahaz), meaning to grasp or take hold of:
The verb אחז (ahaz) means to seize, grasp, take hold of or be (mechanically) attached to. Noun אחזה (ahuzza) means possession.
The name's final letter taw is probably the result of the construction of a noun that otherwise doesn't occur in the Bible. For a meaning of the name Ahuzzath, BDB Theological Dictionary and NOBSE Study Bible Name List both read Possession. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes the similar A Possession.