Maher-shalal-hash-baz

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Maher-shalal-hash-baz : 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.

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