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Origin of the name NEBT-HET.
Etymology of the name NEBT-HET.
Meaning of the baby name NEBT-HET.


NEBT-HET.  Nebthet.  Original Egyptian form of Greek Nephthys (q.v.), meaning "lady of the house."

... the sisters of Lazarus were given the characters of Isis and Nephthys, whose mourning for their brother Osiris has a prominent place in Egyptian mythology—where Isis is also the wife of the god.  In some texts, Nephthy assists the widowed Isis in collecting the scattered pieces of Osiris and reconstituting his body, for in prehistoric times Nephthys was the fashioner of the body (Budge, Gods, II. pp. 255, 259).  The name Nephthys (Nebt-het) signifies Lady of the house, while Martha signifies Lady;... (The Open Court, Carus, v.34, 1920).


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