Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz (May´huhr-shal´al-hash´baz; Heb., “The spoil speeds, the prey hastens”)

The second or third son of Isaiah to receive a symbolic name. His name assured Judah that it need not fear Damascus and Samaria, since they would soon be plundered (Isa 8:1-4).

Isa 8:1-4

Isaiah's Son a Sign of the Assyrian Invasion
1Then the Lord said to me, Take a large tablet and write on it in common characters, “Belonging to Maher-shalal-has ... View more

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