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Puah

Meaning: splendid

The name of a biblical woman and a man…

  1. One of the two midwives who feared God, and refused to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth (Ex. 1:15-21).

  2. A male descendant of Issachar (Judg. 10:1).

Author: Matthew G. Easton, with minor editing by Paul S. Taylor.