MAGOR-MISSABIB (mā'gôr-mĭs'a-bĭb, terror on every side). The symbolic name that Jeremiah gave to Pashhur, the son of the priest Immer, who struck him (
MAGOR-MISSABIB mā’ gôr mĭs’ ə bĭb (מָגֹ֖ור מִסָּבִֽיב meaning terror all around). A phrase used extensively by Jeremiah.
Jeremiah in describing the coming of the Chaldean army used this phrase on a number of occasions to press home the terrible truth. In a sermon (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
A name given by Jeremiah to Pashhur ben Immer, the governor of the temple, who had caused the prophet to be beaten and set in the stocks (