Puw`ah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 6326 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
h[wpfrom an unused root meaning to glitter
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Puw`ahNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
poo-aw' Proper Name Feminine
Definition
Puah = "splendid"
  1. one of the 2 midwives of the Hebrews ordered by Pharaoh to kill all the male children born to Israel; time of Moses
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
Puah 1
NAS Verse Count
Exodus1


Total1
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Puw`ah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .