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Rephael

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rē´fā́ - el , ref´ā́ - el ( רפאל , rephā'ēl , "God has healed"; Ῥαφαήλ , Rhaphaḗl ): The eponym of a family of gatekeepers ( 1 Chronicles 26:7 ). The name occurs in Tobit and Enoch ("Raphael"); it probably belongs to a group of late formations. See Gray, HPN , 225, 311.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Rephael'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​r/rephael.html. 1915.
 
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