Bible Names N-Z: Rapha
Rapha in Easton's Bible Dictionary
tall. (1.) A Benjamite, the son of Binea (1 Chr. 8:2, 37), a
descendant of Saul. (2.) Margin of 1 Chr. 20:4, 6,
is given in the text.
Rapha in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1 Chronicles 8:37. Rephaiah in 1 Chronicles 9:43.
Rapha in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Son of Benjamin
-2. Also called REPHAIAH
A descendant of Jonathan
1Ch 8:37; 9:43
-3. An ancestor of certain Philistine warriors, (margins)
2Sa 21:16,20,22; 1Ch 20:4,6,8
Rapha in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Binea, among the descendants of Saul. 1Ch
2. One of Benjamin's descendants. 1Ch 8:2
Rapha in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(1) In the Revised Version margin these names are substituted
for "the giant" in 1 Ch 20:4,6,8 and in 2 Sam 21:16,18,20,22.
The latter passage states that certain champions of the
Philistines who were slain by David's warriors had been born
to the raphah in Gath. The text is corrupt; Raphah is probably
an eponym. Originally the name of one of the Philistines who
was of the body "Rephaites" stood in the text. The plural of
this word, or at least a plural of this stem, is REPHAIM
(2) Raphah (the King James Version "Rapha"), a descendant of
Saul (1 Ch 8:37).
Horace J. Wolf
Rapha Scripture - 1 Chronicles 8:2
Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.
Rapha Scripture - 1 Chronicles 8:37
And Moza begat Binea: Rapha [was] his son, Eleasah his son,
Azel his son:
Raphah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
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