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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Rizpah

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Rizpah (rĭz'pah), a coal, a hot stone for baking. A concubine of Saul whom Abner was accused for appropriating, as if thereby aiming at the crown. 2 Samuel 3:7. This caused a breach between him and Ishbosheth. Her two sons were delivered to the Gibeonites to be hanged: and the story of her affection as she watched her dead is peculiarly touching. 2 Samuel 21:8-11.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Rizpah'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/r/rizpah.html. 1893.

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