🔼The name Cozbi: Summary
- False, Lying
- From the verb כזב (kazab), to lie.
🔼The name Cozbi in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Cozbi
The name Cozbi comes from the Hebrew verb כזב (kazab), meaning to lie:
The verb כזב (kazab) means to lie or fail. When it's applied to a stream, the stream is dry. Noun כזב (kazab) means a lie or deception. Adjective אכזב ('akzab) means deceptive or disappointing.
The letter י (yod) upon which this name ends indicates possession, and turns the name into an adjective or ethnonym, or forms the compound "My Lie".
For a meaning of the name Cozbi, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads False. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Lying.