🔼The name Hadashah: Summary
- From the adjective חדשה (hadasha), new.
🔼The name Hadashah in the Bible
The name Hadashah occurs only one time in the Bible. It's the name of a village in the lowlands of the territory that was allotted to the tribe of Judah (Joshua 15:37).
🔼Etymology of the name Hadashah
The name Hadashah is identical to the feminine adjective חדשה (hadasha), meaning new:
The verb חדש (hadash), means to repair or renew. Adjectives חדש (hadash) and חדשה (hadasha) mean new. Noun חדש (hadash) literally means newness or new thing and is used to indicate the new moon.
For a meaning of the name Hadashah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read New. BDB Theological Dictionary does not interpret our name but does list it under the root חדש.
Note that this name Hadashah is quite alike familiar names like Newton and Neapolis (or Naples).