Why were early biblical figures’ names changed?

By |2012-12-23T08:14:10-07:00December 10th, 2012|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                                                   By Israel Drazin   It appears that many ancients and modern people changed their names because of alterations in circumstances, for better or worse, or the hope that circumstances would improve. Examples of hopeful improvements in Judaism include the practice of some Jews changing the names of very sick people with faith that [...]