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Shiphrah

Shiphrah [N] [H] [S]

beauty, one of the Egyptian midwives ( Exodus 1:15 ).

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 Shiphrah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Shiphrah [N] [E] [S]

handsome; trumpet; that does good
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 'Shiphrah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Shiphrah [N] [E] [H]

(brightness ), ( Exodus 1:15 ) the name of one of the two midwives of the Hebrews who disobeyed the command of Pharaoh to kill the mule children. vs. ( Exodus 1:15-21 ) (B.C. 1570.)


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

SHIPHRAH

shif'-ra (shiphrah, "fairness," "beauty";. Septuagint Sepphora, the rendering also of tsipporah, in Exodus 2:21):

The name of one of the Hebrew midwives (Exodus 1:15).

See also ZIPPORAH.


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