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Zarephath

People's Dictionary of the Bible

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Zarephath. (zăr'e-phăth), smelting-house, and Sarepta (sa-rĕp'tah). Luke 4:26. A town of Phœnicia, on the Mediterranean, between Tyre and Sidon. At Zarephath, Elijah found shelter with a widow during the great famine in Israel. 1 Kings 17:8-24. The prophet Obadiah mentions it as marking the limits of Israel's victory. Obadiah 1:20. Jesus made reference to this incident in Elijah's life. Luke 4:26. Now in ruins.

Bibliography Information
Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Zarephath'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​rpd/​z/zarephath.html. 1893.
 
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