Noah

🏷  Bible name Noah Semitic hidden ruler pun · name   —   by Gerry · Jul 2019 · 130 words

The name of the Biblical character Noah, written nḥ, means “leader”, and the story is a veiled parable about hidden leaders.

Noah is officially derived from “rest”, but the same word also means “leader” & “driver”. This is sometimes said to be derived from “bringing other people to rest”. It may also be the reason why Noah got a vehicle in his story.

The seemingly unconnected pieces of the story seem to be spun around Noah’s other puns with nwg for “shipwrecked”, nwh for “resting”. See Noah’s story.

Hebrew nḥ = lead; nh = eminency

נח nḥ : Noah — Old Hebrew (Strong)

נחה nḥh : to lead, guide — Old Hebrew (Strong)

נחיה nḥyh : leading, guidance — Hebrew (Klein)

נה nh noah : eminency, distinction — Old Hebrew (Strong)

נהג nhg : to drive, conduct; led, directed, conducted — Hebrew (Klein)

🏷  Bible name Noah Semitic hidden ruler pun · name