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Serug meaning

שרוג

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🔼The name Serug: Summary

Meaning
Branch
Etymology
From the noun שריג (sarig), tendril, from the verb שרג (sarag), to be intertwined.

🔼The name Serug in the Bible

Serug is a descendant of Shem, the son of Noah. Serug is a son of Reu, who is son of Peleg the brother of Joktan (Genesis 11:23).

Serug is an ancestor of Abraham and thus of Israel, David and finally Jesus Christ (Luke 3:35). In Greek this name is spelled as Σαρουχ, Sarouch.

🔼Etymology of the name Serug

The name Serug comes from the verb שרג (sarag), meaning to be intertwined:

Excerpted from: Abarim Publications' Biblical Dictionary
שרג

The verb שרג (sarag) means to be intertwined, and the noun שריג (sarig) means tendril or twig. Both words are used only two times each in the Bible.

🔼Serug meaning

NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names agree: The name Serug means Branch.