Nisa

נסה

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Meaning

Nisa is a Hebrew name that means “miracle” or “wonder”. It has both biblical and modern significance in Jewish culture. In the Torah, the name Nisa is associated with the miraculous crossing of the Red Sea, which is a definitive moment in the Jewish people’s journey to freedom from slavery in Egypt. In modern Jewish culture, the name Nisa is sometimes given to girls born during the festival of Hanukkah, which celebrates the miracle of a small amount of oil that lasted for eight days. The name Nisa is also often given to girls who are considered to be a miracle or blessing to their families.

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