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Why did Naphtali name his first son Yachtzeal (יַחֲצִיאֵל)  ?

The name is mentioned (as יַחְצְאֵל) in Bereishis 46:24, and Bamidbar 26:48  , and (as יַחֲצִיאֵל) in Divrei Hayomim I 7:13, but is there any explanation for the name, which apparently means that Hashem divided?

This question arose because, in today's Daf Yomi, Gittin 87Gittin 87, Rashi uses that nameיַחְצְאֵל as an example for a witness signed on a Get, a choice that seems random, unless an explanation for the name explains the connection.

Why did Naphtali name his first son Yachtzeal (יַחֲצִיאֵל)  ?

The name is mentioned in Bereishis 46:24, Bamidbar 26:48  , Divrei Hayomim I 7:13, but is there any explanation for the name, which apparently means that Hashem divided?

This question arose because, in today's Daf Yomi, Gittin 87, Rashi uses that name as an example for a witness signed on a Get, a choice that seems random, unless an explanation for the name explains the connection.

Why did Naphtali name his first son Yachtzeal (יַחֲצִיאֵל)?

The name is mentioned (as יַחְצְאֵל) in Bereishis 46:24 and Bamidbar 26:48, and (as יַחֲצִיאֵל) in Divrei Hayomim I 7:13, but is there any explanation for the name, which apparently means that Hashem divided?

This question arose because, in Gittin 87, Rashi uses יַחְצְאֵל as an example for a witness signed on a Get, a choice that seems random, unless an explanation for the name explains the connection.

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