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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Beth-Rapha

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(Heb. Beyth Rapha', בֵּית רָפָא, house of Rapha, or (f the giant; Sept. Βαθρεφά v. r. Βαθραία ), a name occurring in the genealogy of Judah as apparently the eldest of the three sons of Eshton, "men of Rechah" (1 Chronicles 4:12). B.C. post 1618. There is a Rapha in the line of Benjamin and elsewhere, but no apparent connection exists between those and this, nor has the name been identified as belonging to any place. (See REPHAIM).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Beth-Rapha'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/beth-rapha.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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