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Sarepta (), Hebrew Zarephath, a Phoenician town between Tyre and Sidon, mentioned in; . It is the place where Elijah went to dwell, and where he performed the miracle of multiplying the barrel of meal and cruse of oil, and where he raised the widow's son to life. It still subsists as a large village, under the name of Sarafend.





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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Sarepta'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature".

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