gain, the son of Nahor (Gen. 22:22).
The learned Hyde will answer, that it was from chesed, their ancestor.
He says that the word Chasidah is derived from chesed, a word that signifies benevolence.
Because chesed and Chasdim have a remote similitude in sound.
chesed, the bountiful Being: He who is exuberant in his beneficence.