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". .