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ACHSA f Biblical Latin
Variant of ACHSAH
used in some versions of the Old Testament, including the Vulgate and the Douay-Rheims Bible. It was borne by American spiritualist Achsa W. Sprague (1827-1862), a popular trance medium lecturer in the 1850s.
HUR m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Latin
Probably from the ancient Hebrew noun חור (hur)
, which means "something white" or "white stuff". This name belonged to several characters in the Old Testament, including a character in The Book of Exodus, who, along with AARON
, held up Moses'
SAMARIA f Biblical Latin (Latinized)
The name Samaria is the Latin transliteration of the Greek Σαμαρεια (Samareia), which in turn is a Hellenized version of the Hebrew name שמרון (Shomron). It means, "to keep, guard, observe, or give heed."