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Why is there a Greek name in Isaiah 14:12?

The name in Isaiah 14:12 is Semitic (Hebrew/Aramaic/Akkadian/Ugaritic) not Greek. הֵילֵל: Jerome elil, Sept. ὁ ἑωσφόρος (Seeligmann 100), Vulg. lucifer; I הלל; Ug. hll, Arb. hilāl, > Tigr. Wb. 2b ...
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Why is there a Greek name in Isaiah 14:12?

Welcome to the Biblical Hermeneutics forum, Jennifer. Let me add to Avi's interesting answer some additional information for your interest. Lucifer is actually a Latin word that means "light-...
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Why is there a Greek name in Isaiah 14:12?

אֵיךְ נָפַלְתָּ מִשָּׁמַיִם הֵילֵל בֶּן־שָׁחַר נִגְדַּעְתָּ לָאָרֶץ חוֹלֵשׁ עַל־גּוֹיִם׃ הֵילֵל בֶּן-שָׁחַר, or Hilel Ben-Shahar is an epithet that Isaiah uses against the king of Babylon and invokes ...
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