Origin of the name TZURI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name TZURI.
Hebrew name meaning "my rock," from tzur (rock). Also spelled Zuri.
... Besides this use of rock as
a synonym for Jehovah, the Firm One, the Faithful, Ageless, and
Unchangeable, an evidence of the great antiquity of stone-cult may be
traced in Semitic personal names, where "rock" is
interchangeable with "God," such as Pedah-tzur,
"Rock-redeemed (Num. i. 10), corresponding to Pedah-el,
"God-redeemed" (Num. xxxiv. 28); also Eli-tzur, "my God
is a Rock" (Num. i. 5), Tzuri-el, "My Rock, God" (Num.
iii. 35), and Tzuri-shaddai, "My Rock is mighty" (Num. i. 6).
(Jacob at Bethel, Palmer, 1899)