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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary

making speed to the spoil; he hastens to the prey

ATS Bible Dictionary

Haste, spoil, speed to the prey, the name given by Isaiah to one of his sons, for a prophetic intimation of the speedy victory of the Assyrians over Syria and Israel, Isaiah 8:1-3.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Plunder 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.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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.

Strong's Hebrew
4122. Maher Shalal Chash Baz -- "swift (is) booty, speedy (is) ...
... name of Isaiah's son. Transliteration: Maher Shalal Chash Baz Phonetic Spelling:
(mah-hare' shaw-lawl' khawsh baz) Short Definition: Maher-shalal-hash-baz. ...
/hebrew/4122.htm - 6k

Hence Neither is it Lawful to Accuse those who have Left All...
... began quickly to spoil, and to hasten the prey, according to the name whereby he
was called: as it is written, "Call his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz: for before ...
/.../peter/the writings of peter of alexandria/canon xiii hence neither is.htm

Everybody's Sermon
... For instance, Isaiah named his child, Maher-shalal-hash-baz, that they might know
that the judgment of the Lord was hastening upon them; and this child was ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/everybodys sermon.htm

Matt. I. 22, 23
... How is it then that the prophet said, "Call his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz?" [232]
Because, when he was born, there was a taking and dividing of spoils ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily v matt i 22.htm

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
... Against this an appeal might, with the most perfectpropriety, have been made to
Shear-Jashub, and Maher-shalal-hash-baz, neither of whom can, by any means ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/the section chap i -iii.htm

The Doctrine of the Scriptures.
... Isa.8:1, 11, 12""Moreover the Lord said unto me, Take thee a great roll, and
write in it with a man's pen concerning Maher-shalal-hash-baz. ...
/.../evans/the great doctrines of the bible/the doctrine of the scriptures.htm

Letter xxii. To Eustochium.
... Now you, too, may be the Lord's mother. "Take thee a great roll and write in it
with a man's pen Maher-shalal-hash-baz." [632] And when you have gone to the ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter xxii to eustochium.htm

Mahershalalhashbaz (2 Occurrences)
... army. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MAHER-SHALAL-HASH-BAZ. ma ... Nemesis.
Multi-Version Concordance Mahershalalhashbaz (2 Occurrences). Isaiah ...
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Maher-shalal-hash-baz (2 Occurrences)
Maher-shalal-hash-baz. Maher-shalal-hashbaz, Maher-shalal-hash-baz.
Ma'her-shal'al-hash-baz . Easton's Bible Dictionary ...MAHER-SHALAL-HASH-BAZ. ...
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Ma'her-shal'al-hash-baz (2 Occurrences)
Ma'her-shal'al-hash-baz. Maher-shalal-hash-baz, Ma'her-shal'al-hash-baz. Mahlah . ...
Then the Lord said to me, Give him the name Maher-shalal-hash-baz, (See RSV ...
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Maher (1 Occurrence)
... Isaiah 8:1 Yahweh said to me, "Take a large tablet, and write on it with a man's
pen,' For MaherShalalHashBaz;' (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS NIV). ...
/m/maher.htm - 6k

Maher-shalal-hashbaz (1 Occurrence)
Maher-shalal-hashbaz. Mahershalalhashbaz, Maher-shalal-hashbaz. Maher-shalal-
hash-baz . ... Mahershalalhashbaz, Maher-shalal-hashbaz. Maher-shalal-hash-baz > ...
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Baz (2 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 8:1 Yahweh said to me, "Take a large tablet, and write on it with a man's
pen,' For MaherShalalHashBaz;' (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV NIV). ...
/b/baz.htm - 6k

Shalal (2 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 8:1 Yahweh said to me, "Take a large tablet, and write on it with a man's
pen,' For MaherShalalHashBaz;' (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS NIV). ...
/s/shalal.htm - 6k

Hash (2 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 8:1 Yahweh said to me, "Take a large tablet, and write on it with a man's
pen,' For MaherShalalHashBaz;' (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV NIV). ...
/h/hash.htm - 7k

Name'maher (1 Occurrence)
... Isaiah 8:3 I went to the prophetess, and she conceived, and bore a son. Then said
Yahweh to me, "Call his name'MaherShalalHashBaz.' (WEB). ...
/n/name'maher.htm - 6k

... The same Uriah appears in Isaiah 8:2 as one of the two "faithful witnesses"
taken by Isaiah in the matter of Maher-shalal-hash-baz. ...
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Bible Concordance
Maher-shalal-hash-baz (2 Occurrences)

Isaiah 8:1 And Jehovah said unto me, Take thee a great tablet, and write upon it with the pen of a man, For Maher-shalal-hash-baz;

Isaiah 8:3 And I went unto the prophetess; and she conceived, and bare a son. Then said Jehovah unto me, Call his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz.



Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz: A Symbolical Name

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