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remphan in the Bible

(Acts 7:43; R.V., "Rephan"). In Amos 5:26 the Heb. Chiun (q.v.) is rendered by the LXX. "Rephan," and this name is adopted by Luke in his narrative of the Acts. These names represent the star-god Saturn or Moloch.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch and the star of your god remphan, figures which ye made to worship them.

    The Astronomy of the Bible E. Walter Maunder

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