Tabitha in the Bible
(Her Aramaic name) (A Christian woman in the city of Joppa) See DORCAS (her Greek name)
Restored to life by Peter
- Acts 9:36-41 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. 37 And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber. 38 And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent unto him two men, desiring him that he would not delay to come to them. 39 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them. ...
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for TABITHA.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Tabitha.