Zarephath in the Bible
(A city between Tyre and Sidon) Elijah performs two miracles in
- 1 Kings 17:8-24 And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, 9 Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee. 10 So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink. 11 And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in thine hand. ...
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for ZAREPHATH.
Called SAREPTA (A. V.) in
- Luke 4:26 But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Zarephath.