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Bible Names N-Z: Zepho

Zepho in Hitchcock's Bible Names Zephon

Zepho in Naves Topical Bible -Also called ZEPHI -Son of Eliphaz Ge 36:11,15; 1Ch 1:36

Zepho in Smiths Bible Dictionary (watch-tower), son of Eliphaz, son of Esau, Ge 36:11 and one of the "dukes" or phylarchs of the Edomites. ver. Ge 36:15 In 1Ch 1:36 he is called ZEPHI. (B.C. after 1760.)

Zepho in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE ze'-fi, ze'-fo (tsephi, perhaps "gaze," or "gazing," in 1 Ch 1:36; tspho, the same meaning in Gen 36:11,15): A duke of Edom. Septuagint has Sophar, which Skinner (Genesis, 431) says may be the original of Job's kind friend. In Gen 36:43 the Septuagint has Zaphoei (= tsepho, i.e. Zepho), for Iram. Skinner holds it probable that the two names, Zepho and Iram, were in the original text, thus making the number 12 (compare Lagarde, Septuagint-Stud., II, 10, 1. 178; 37, 1. 270; Nestle, Margin., 12). Lucian has Sophar, in Gen 36:11,15; Sepphoue, in 1 Ch 1:37, and Saphoin, in Gen 36:43. David Francis Roberts

Zepho in Wikipedia In the Book of Enoch, Zephon, also Zepho (Heb. צפון "hidden") was an angel, sent by the archangel Gabriel together with Ithuriel, to find out the location of Satan after his Fall. In Canaanite Religion Zephon was also identified with Jebel Aqra, the home of the Elohim, from which Yahu was cast out. According to John Milton's Paradise Lost Zephon is a cherub and a guardian prince of Paradise.

Zepho Scripture - Genesis 36:11 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz.

Zepho Scripture - Genesis 36:15 These [were] dukes of the sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz the firstborn [son] of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz,

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