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Name-wise, which prophetess is a weasel?




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Answer: Huldah

The name Huldah means "weasel" in Hebrew. Huldah was a prophetess mentioned briefly in II Kings, Chapter 22, and Books of Chronicles 2, Chapter 34. She is approached by Hilkiah together with Ahikam, Acbor, Shaphan and Asaiah to give the Lord`s opinion after a book of the Law is rediscovered. She was the wife of Shallum son of Tokhath (also called Tikvah), the son of Harhas (also called Hasrah), keeper of the wardrobe. She lived in Jerusalem, in the Second District. Huldah and Deborah were the principle professed prophetesses in the Nevi'im (Prophets) portion of the Hebrew Bible, although other women were indicated as prophetesses. "Huldah" means "weasel," and "Deborah" means "bee" or "wasp."




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