🔼The name Ashvath: Summary
- Made, Fabricated
- From the verb עשה ('asa), to do or make.
🔼The name Ashvath in the Bible
The name Ashvath occurs only once in the Bible. He is listed as one of the sons of Japhlet, son of Heber, son of Beriah, son of Asher, son of Jacob and Zilpah (1 Chronicles 7:33). Nothing further is known about this man.
🔼Etymology of the name Ashvath
The name Ashvath probably comes from the verb עשה ('asa), meaning to do or make:
The verb עשה ('asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma'aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on.
For a meaning of the name Ashvath, NOBSE Study Bible Name List has Made and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Fabricated. BDB Theological Dictionary appears not to list the name Ashvath.