Theophoric names for women?

Ruthy & Baruch alster at comandcom.com
Sat Dec 18 11:53:28 EST 1999




Ian wrote:
> 
> Does anyone know of theophoric names for Jewish women in OT/HB
literature?
> 
 
Here are some offhand: `atalya, 'elisheva`, yehosheva` / yehoshav`at,
'aviya (Hizqiyahu's mother, assuming that was her name and not 'avi),
tzeruya.  Maybe those of us with Bible Works will be able to find some
more.

Baruch Alster
Kochav Ya`akov, Israel




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