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What does the Hebrew name אהרון, or "Aharon" translate as into English? And does that name have any meaning or significance?

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In the Yavneh Tanach (Tanach Cassuto), Shemos 4:14, Professor Elia Samuele Artom says that it is unknown.

However, at https://www.biu.ac.il/JH/Parasha/vaera/rey.html this issue is addressed at length with excellent sourcing, and suggestions of connected words include:

  • הריון (conception)
  • הר (mountain)
  • אור (light)

among many others, see the link for full details.

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