Character Study on Rapha

Character Study on Rapha

1 Chronicles 4: And Eshton begat Bethrapha, and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Irnahash. These are the men of Rechah.
1 Chronicles 8: Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.
1 Chronicles 8: And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son:

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Rapha
RAPHA . 1 . A Benjamite ( 1 Chronicles 8:2 ). 2 . See Rephaim.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Rapha
A Benjamite, the son of Binea (1 Chronicles 8:2,37 ), a descendant of Saul.

Margin of 1 Chronicles 20:4,6 , where "giant" is given in the text.
Holman Bible Dictionary - Rapha
(ray'fuh) Personal name meaning, “He has healed.” 1. Fifth son of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:2 ). The parallel in Genesis 46:21 gives the name Naaman. 2. KJV form of Raphah ( 1 Chronicles 8:37 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Rapha
1 Chronicles 8:37. Rephaiah in 1 Chronicles 9:43.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Beth-Rapha
(behth-ray' fuh) Place name meaning, “house of a giant.” 1 Chronicles 4:12 says the otherwise unknown Eshton “became the father of Beth-rapha” (NAS). This apparently describes the beginning of a clan who lived at the town whose name is not known. The name could have distant relationships to the Rephaim ( Deuteronomy 3:11 ), though the Bible nowhere makes such relationships.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Beth-Rapha
BETH-RAPHA (‘house of the giant’?). An unknown place mentioned in 1 Chronicles 4:12 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Beth-Rapha
House of health
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Rapha
Benjamin's fifth son was called by this name, 1 Chronicles 8:2—And Binea had a son called Rapha, 1 Chronicles 8:37. The name means medicine or healing.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Rapha
1. Son of Benjamin. 1 Chronicles 8:2 .

2. Son of Binea. 1 Chronicles 8:37 . Called REPHAIAH in 1 Chronicles 9:43 .

3. Rapha, occurs in the margin of 2 Samuel 21:16,18,20 ; 1 Chronicles 20:4 , where it is 'the giant' in the text. An ancestor of certain warriors.

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Rapha - Rapha
Beth-Rapha - BETH-Rapha (‘house of the giant’?)
Ishbi-Benob - Son of Rapha
Rephah - (1 Chronicles 7:25) The name seems to be derived from Rapha, medicine, or healer
Rephaims - Rapha means giant, consequently Raphaim makes it plural giants. In the margin of the Bible, (2 Samuel 21:18; 2Sa 21:20) to the name of giant in each verse Rapha is preserved
Saph - See Giants ; Rapha ; Rephaim ; Sibbechai
Rephael - RaphaEL or REPHAEL... Son of Shemaiah, (1 Chronicles 26:7) The name is a compound of Rapha and El, medicine, or remedy of God
Saph - One described as "of the sons of the giant" (or Rapha), slain by Sibbechai
Rapha - Benjamin's fifth son was called by this name, 1 Chronicles 8:2—And Binea had a son called Rapha, 1 Chronicles 8:37
Eleasah - Son of Rapha, or Rephaiah, a descendant of Saul
Ish'bi-be'Nob - (he that dwells at Nobl ), son of Rapha, one of the race of Philistine giants, who attacked David in battle, but was slain by Abishai
Papboat - ) A large spiral East Indian marine shell (Turbinella Rapha); - so called because used by native priests to hold the oil for anointing
Rephaiah - 1 Chronicles 9:43; Rapha in 1 Chronicles 8:37
Ele'Asah - ) ... Son of Rapha or Rephaiah; a descendant of Saul through Jonathan and Merib-baal or Mephibosheth
Rapha - Rapha, occurs in the margin of 2 Samuel 21:16,18,20 ; 1 Chronicles 20:4 , where it is 'the giant' in the text
Ishbibenob - He is described literally as “who (was) among the children of the Raphah. NIV translates literally, “the descendants of Rapha. ” Some Bible students interpret this as being an elite group of warriors under a vow to the god Rapha
Beth-Rapha - ” 1 Chronicles 4:12 says the otherwise unknown Eshton “became the father of Beth-Rapha” (NAS)
Rephaiah - 1 Chronicles 9:43 ; called Rapha in 1 Chronicles 8:37
Rephaim - , Rapha, marg. RSV, Raphah; Deuteronomy 3:13 , RSV; A
Rephaim - NIV avoided the translation “giant” completely, using “Rephaim” when referring to the valley or land, “Rephaites” when referring to the pre-Israelite inhabitants, and “descendant of Rapha” for individuals in 2Samuel and 1Chronicles. The artificial distinction between Rephaites and descendant of Rapha apparently attempts to ease the tension between the designation of King Og of Bashan as the last of the Rephaim ( Deuteronomy 3:11 ; Joshua 12:4 ) and the mention of later descendants in 2Samuel 21:16,2Samuel 21:18,2Samuel 21:20,2 Samuel 21:22 ; 1Chronicles 20:6,1 Chronicles 20:8
Giant - Rapha , 'a fearful one. ' In the plural and with the article it is treated as a proper name, the REPHAIM,or sons of Raphah, a race of giants who lived beyond the Jordan, from whom Og the giant king of Bashan descended. The sons of Raphah were afterwards found among the Philistines. Raphah, same as Rapha
Rephaim - It is commonly thought that they were descended from one called Rephah or Rapha; but others imagine that the word Rephaim properly signifies giants, in the ancient language of this people
Rephaim - Because Deuteronomy 2:11 counts them with the Anakim , who were giants, and 2 Samuel 21:18-22 says that the sons of a certain Rapha (see RVm [Note: Revised Version margin
Physician - the word is Rapha, 'to heal,' and in Genesis 50:2 Joseph called upon such to embalm the body of his father, a certain amount of chemical knowledge being needed also for that
Judea - The portion of Simeon was included within that of Judah, and formed the southwest corner of the country; comprehending the towns of Bersaba, Gerar, Rapha, Gaza, Ascalon, and Azotus. Its principal towns were Capernaum, at the northern extremity of the lake of Gennesareth; Bethsaida, a considerable village a few leagues south of Capernaum; Cinnereth, south of Bethsaida, rebuilt by Herod Antipas, and named Tiberias; Tarichaea, a considerable town at the efflux of the river Jordan from the sea of Tiberias, thirty stadia south from the town of Tiberias; Nazareth, two leagues north-west of Mount Tabor, and equally distant from the lake of Gennesareth and the sea coast; Arbela, six miles west of Nazareth; Sepphoris, or Dio-Caesarea, now Sefouri, a large and well fortified town, about five leagues north north-west of Mount Tabor; Zabulon, a strong and populous place, sixty stadia south-east of Ptolemais; Acre, or Accon, seven miles north from the promontory of Carmel, afterward enlarged and called Ptolemais by Ptolemy I, of Egypt, and in the time of the crusades distinguished by the name of Acre, the last city possessed by the Christians in Syria, and was taken and destroyed by the Sultan SeRapha, of Egypt, in 1291; Kedes, or Cydissus, a Levitical city at the foot of Mount Panium, twenty miles south-east of Tyre; Dan, originally Laish, on the north boundary of the Holy Land, about thirty miles south- east of Sidon; Paneas, near to Dan, or, according to some, only a different name for the same place, was repaired by Philip, son of Herod the Great, and by him named Caesarea, in honour of Augustus, with the addition of Philippi, to distinguish it from the other town of the same name in Samaria; Jotapata, the strongest town in Galilee, about four leagues north north-east of Dio-Caesarea; and Japha and Gischala, two other fortified places in the same district