International Standard Bible EncyclopediaMAHER-SHALAL-HASH-BAZ
ma'-her-shal'-al-hash'-baz (maher shalal chash baz, "the spoil speedeth; the prey hasteth"): Asymbolic name given to Isaiah's son to signify the sharp destruction of Rezin and Pekah by the Assyrian power (Isaiah 8:1, 3). Compare the Greek idea of Nemesis.
Smith's Bible DictionaryMahershalalhashbaz
(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)
Easton's Bible DictionaryPlunder speedeth; spoil hasteth, (Isaiah 8:1-3; Comp. 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, 3), as denoting the sudden attack on Damascus and Syria by the Assyrian army.
ThesaurusMahershalalhashbaz (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Mahershalalhashbaz (2 Occurrences). Isaiah ... son. Then
said the LORD to me, Call his name Mahershalalhashbaz. (KJV). ...
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Bible ConcordanceMahershalalhashbaz (2 Occurrences)
Isaiah 8:1 Moreover the LORD said unto me, Take thee a great roll, and write in it with a man's pen concerning Mahershalalhashbaz.
Isaiah 8:3 And I went unto the prophetess; and she conceived, and bare a son. Then said the LORD to me, Call his name Mahershalalhashbaz.
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