Shoshana is a Hebrew word, meaning "rose."
Shir Hashirim . Song of Songs
refers to the Jewish nation as a Shoshana.
"As a rose among the thorns, so is my beloved among the daughters".
As a rose among the thorns which pierce it, but it remains constant in its beauty and its redness, so is My beloved among the daughters.
They entice her to pursue them to stray like them after strange gods, but she remains firm in her faith.
It is the name of at least two women in the Torah and referred to a Lily, from Lilium family.
In Hebrew it is often understood as referring to Lily Flower a Rose.
The original Hebrew form Shoshana, from which all these are derived, is still commonly used in contemporary Israel, often shortened to Shosh or Shoshi.
Shoshana is a Hebrew feminine first name and it developed names as Susanna, Susan, Susanne, Susana, Susannah, Suzanne, Susie, Suzie, Sanna and Zuzana.
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