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Maher-shalal-hash-baz

Maher-shalal-hash-baz [N] [H]

plunder speedeth; spoil hasteth, ( Isaiah 8:1-3 ; Compare Zephaniah 1:14 ), a name Isaiah was commanded first to write in large characters on a tablet, and afterwards to give as a symbolical name to a son that was to be born to him ( Isaiah 8:1 Isaiah 8:3 ), as denoting the sudden attack on Damascus and Syria by the Assyrian army.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Maher-shalal-hash-baz". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Maher-shalal-hash-baz [N] [E]

making speed to the spoil; he hastens to the prey
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Maher-shalal-hash-baz'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Maher-shalal-hash-baz

(i.e. hasten-booty speedspoil ), whose name was given by divine direction to indicate that Damascus and Samaria were soon to be plundered by the king of Assyria. ( Jeremiah 8:14 )


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mahershalalhashbaz'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.