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Origin of the name NEBO.
Etymology of the name NEBO.
Meaning of the baby name NEBO.


NEBO.  Biblical.  Hebrew Nebho (נְבוֹ), from Aramaic = "Mercury," the planet.  Babylonian = "interpreter, foreteller," i.e. "a prophet."  Russia has Nebo.  The Bengali form is Nebho, all of which     Muller renders "sky, heaven." (Chips From a German Workshop, Müller, 1876)
Cooper makes Nebo the Assyrian form of Nabu. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).

    NEBO:  interpreter, foreteller, con. Naib, Nebi: a prophet = Weird: who speaks the word.  NEBO was the Chaldean Mercury, by whose passage through the sky seasons were forecasted. (Personal and Family Names, Long, 1883).

    Nebo is next in importance to Zirat-banit among the lesser gods of the Assyrians.  He is the god of learning, and his consort is Tasmituv.  The libraries in Nineveh and other cities were all dedicated to this god, and the epithets applied to him indicate that he was the Assyrian Hermes.  He is called "the wise god," "the lord of illustrious birth," "the enlarger of the mind," "the writer of inscriptions." (Encyclopedia Britannica, Chambers, v.1, 1901)

NEBO  "Heb. Nebho (from Aramaic) = the planet) "Mercury" (Gesenius); Babylonian = "the prophet" (George Smith)].
    The Babylonian "god" of knowledge and literature.  His consort was called Tasmit, or the Hearer.  The special seat of his worship was at Borsippa, near Babylon (George Smith, Chaldean Genesis, 52).  In Isaiah's time images of Nebo were used as objects of worship (Isa. xlvi. 1). (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)


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