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Saphir

Saphir [N] [H] [S]

beautiful, a town of Judah ( Micah 1:11 ), identified with es-Suafir, 5 miles south-east of Ashdod.

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 Saphir". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Saphir [N] [E] [S]

delightful
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 'Saphir'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Saphir [N] [E] [H]

(fair ), one of the villages addressed by the prophet Micha, ( Micah 1:11 ) is described by Eusebius and jerome as "in the mountain district between Eleutheropolis and Ascalon," perhaps represented by the village es-Sawafir , seven or eight miles to the northeast of Ascalon.


[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 'Saphir'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

SAPHIR

sa'-fer (shaphir).

See SHAPHIR.


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These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SAPHIR'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.