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21:12 Feb 15, 2006
Hebrew to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Names (personal, company)
Hebrew term or phrase: pocherethhazzebaim
Nehemiah 7:59 "...the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of Amon."

I'm just curious as to the meaning of the name.
Matthew Lange
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3 +1breaker of deer
judithyf
5 -1פוכרת הצביים - Deer cathcerAkiva Brest


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
פוכרת הצביים - Deer cathcer


Explanation:
pocheret is lterally a clasper or binder....
hazzebaim = deer (plural)

Akiva Brest
Israel
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HebrewHebrew

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Eynati: There is no clasping or binding involved: it means 'to crush'.
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
breaker of deer


Explanation:
The root peh khaf resh simply means to break or uproot.

judithyf
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: English

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Eynati: To crush (cf. Sapir).
5 hrs
  -> Thank you Eynati
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