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Rapha (son of Benjamin)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Rapha, Son of Benjamin
Rapha, Son of Benjamin (רָפָא‎, rapha'). The fifth son of Benjamin, mentioned only in the genealogy of 1 Chr 8:2. The list of Benjamin’s sons in Gen 46:21 is significantly different from that of 1 Chronicles, so Rapha’s absence there is not surprising.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Rapha (Person)
RAPHA (PERSON) [Heb rāpāʾ (רָפָא)]. The fifth son of Benjamin in 1 Chr 8:2. He is not mentioned in the list of Benjamin’s sons in Gen 46:21, where Naaman is the fifth.David Salter Williams
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Rapha
Rapha. 1. Benjamin’s fifth son (1 Chr 8:2). His name is omitted in the earlier list of Genesis 46:21.2. kjv spelling of Raphah, an alternate name for Rephaiah, Bine-a’s son, in 1 Chronicles 8:37.See Rephaiah #4.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Rapha
1. [Heb. rāpāʾ—‘he has healed’]. The fifth son of Benjamin (1 Ch. 8:2; but not mentioned in Gen. 46:21).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Rapha
RAPHA1. Benjamin’s fifth son (1 Chr 8:2). His name is omitted in the earlier list of Genesis 46:21.2. kjv spelling of Raphah, an alternate name for Rephaiah, Binea’s son, in 1 Chronicles 8:37. See Rephaiah #4.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Rapha
Rapha (ray´fuh; Heb., “[God] has healed”), the son of Benjamin and leader of a family group (1 Chron. 8:2).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Rapha, Raphah
RAPHA, RAPHAH1. The fifth son of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:2), but not mentioned in the list of Gen 46:21.2. The first son of Binea and father of Eleasah, the eighth in descent from Jonathan of Saul (1 Chr 8:37). He is called Rephaiah in 1 Chr 9:43. The Heb. word rāpâ or rāpā˒ is translated “the giant”
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Rapha
Rapha (Heb. rāp̱āʾ)The fifth son of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:2). Rapha is omitted from the genealogy at Gen. 46:21.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Rapha
Rapha [rāfə] (Heb. rāp̱ā˒ “[God] heals”). The fifth son of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:2). Rapha is omitted from the genealogy at Gen. 46:21. Born perhaps in Egypt, he had either no descendants or only a few who came to be included among the descendants of other sons of Benjamin
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Rapha
RAPHA רפהI. In 2 Sam 21:16, 18, 20, 22 (// 1 Chron 20:4, 6, 8) mention is made of rāpâ, ‘Rapha’, the ancestor of various warriors who battled with David. Rapha has been connected to the →Rephaim and interpreted as a deity whose cult centre was in Gath (L’Heureux 1974; McCarter 1983:449–450; HALAT
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Raphah
RAPHAH A descendant of King Saul in the line of his grandson, Meribbaal, also called Mephibosheth (1 Chr 8:37).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Rapha
Ra´pha (tall).1. Son of Binea, among the descendants of Saul. 1 Chron. 8:37.2. One of Benjamin’s descendants. 1 Chron. 8:2.
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