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Saphir


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City mentioned in Micah 1:11 , the inhabitants of which are thus addressed, "Pass ye away . . . . having thy shame naked," when judgements are being proclaimed against Judah and Israel. The name signifies 'fair, beautiful': it should be changed into 'shame.' Probably one of the three villages named es Suafir near 31 42' N, 34 42' E .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Saphir'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/s/saphir.html. 1897.

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