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Puah

Puah [N] [H] [S]

splendid.

  • One of the two midwives who feared God, and refused to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth ( Exodus 1:15-21 ).

  • A descendant of Issachar ( Judges 10:1 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Puah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Puah [N] [E] [S]

    mouth; corner; bush of hair
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Puah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Puah [N] [E] [H]

    (splendid ).

    1. The father of Tola, a man of the tribe of Issachar and judge of Israel after Abimelech. ( Judges 10:1 ) (B.C. 1211.)
    2. The son of Issachar, ( 1 Chronicles 7:1 ) elsewhere called Phuvah and Pua.
    3. One of the two midwives to whom Pharaoh gave instructions to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth. ( Exodus 1:15 ) (B.C. 1571.)

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Puah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.