Zuph

Zuph
   Honeycomb, a Kohathite Levite, ancestor of Elkanah and Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1); called also Zophai (1 Chr. 6:26).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Zuph — meaning honeycomb in Hebrew is the Biblical name of: * A Kohathite Levite, ancestor of Elkanah and Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1); called also Zophai and Ziph. * Land of Zuph (1 Sam. 9:5, 6), a district in which lay Samuel s city, Ramathaim Zophim. It was… …   Wikipedia

  • Zuph, Land of —    (1 Sam. 9:5, 6), a district in which lay Samuel s city, Ramah. It was probably so named after Elkanah s son, Zuph (1 Chr. 6:26, marg.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ramathaim-zophim —    The two heights of the Zophites or of the watchers (only in 1 Sam. 1:1), in the land of Zuph (9:5). Ramathaim is another name for Ramah (4).    One of the Levitical families descended from Kohath, that of Zuph or Zophai (1 Chr. 6:26, 35), had… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Descendants of Adam and Eve — Adam (Hebrew: אָדָם‎, ʼĀḏām, dust; man; mankind ; Arabic: آدم‎, ʼĀdam) and Eve (Hebrew: חַוָּה‎, Ḥawwā, living one ; Arabic: حواء‎, Ḥawwāʼ) were, according to the Book of Genesis of the Bible, the first man and woman created b …   Wikipedia

  • Books of Samuel — The Books of Samuel (Hebrew: Sefer Sh muel ספר שמואל) are part of the Tanakh (part of Judaism s Hebrew Bible) and also of the Christian Old Testament. The work was originally written in Hebrew, and the Book(s) of Samuel originally formed a single …   Wikipedia

  • Suph — is a place name that appears in Deuteronomy 1:1 (R.V. marg. some ancient versions have the Red Sea, as in the A.V.). Some scholars identify it with Suphah (Numbers 21:14) as probably the name of a place. Others identify it with es Sufah = Maaleh… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …   Wikipedia

  • Elkanah (husband of Hannah) — Elkanah was, according to the Books of Samuel, the husband of Hannah, and the father of her children including her first either Samuel or Saul depending on whether it is those who take the Bible at face value or textual scholars (respectively)… …   Wikipedia

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  • Saul —    Asked for.    1) A king of Edom (Gen. 36:37, 38); called Shaul in 1 Chr. 1:48.    2) The son of Kish (probably his only son, and a child of prayer, asked for ), of the tribe of Benjamin, the first king of the Jewish nation. The singular… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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