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Bible Names N-Z: Shear-Jashub

Shear-Jashub in Easton's Bible Dictionary a remnant shall escape or return (i.e., to God), a symbolical name which the prophet Isaiah gave to his son (Isa. 7:3), perhaps his eldest son.

Shear-Jashub in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("a remnant shall return.") Isaiah's son who accompanied him in meeting Ahab. His name was a standing memorial to Ahaz, symbolizing the saving of the remnant of Judah when Israel was cast away (Isaiah 7:1-7; Isaiah 10:20-22; Isaiah 6:13), therefore that Pekah of Israel and Rezin of Damascus could not succeed.

Shear-Jashub in Hitchcock's Bible Names the remnant shall return

Shear-Jashub in Naves Topical Bible -A son of Isaiah Isa 7:3

Shear-Jashub in Smiths Bible Dictionary (lit. a remnant shall return), the symbolical name of the son of Isaiah the prophet. Isa 7:3

Shear-Jashub in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE she-ar-ja'-shub or jash'-ub (she'ar yashubh, "a remnant shall return"; Septuagint ho kataleiphtheis Iasoub): The son of Isaiah, who accompanied him when he set out to meet Ahaz (Isa 7:3). The name like that of other children of prophets (compare "Immanuel," "Mahershalal-hash-baz," "Lo-ruhamah," etc.) is symbolic of a message which the prophet wishes to emphasize. Thus Isaiah uses the very words she'ar yashubh to express his oft-repeated statement that a remnant of Israel will return to Yahweh (Isa 10:21).

Shear-jashub in Wikipedia Shearjashub, the first-mentioned son of Isaiah according to Isaiah 7:3. His name means "the remnant shall return" and was prophetic; offering hope to the people of Israel, that although they were going to be sent into exile, and their temple destroyed, God remained faithful and would deliverance "a remnant" from Babylon and bring them back to their land.

Shear-jashub Scripture - Isaiah 7:3 Then said the LORD unto Isaiah, Go forth now to meet Ahaz, thou, and Shearjashub thy son, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool in the highway of the fuller's field;

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