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Sapphira

[suh-fahy-ruh] /səˈfaɪ rə/
noun
1.
a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5.
2.
Also, Sapphire
[saf-ahyuh r] /ˈsæf aɪər/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name.
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Sapphira

/sæˈfaɪrə/
noun
1.
(New Testament) the wife of Ananias, who together with her husband was struck dead for fraudulently concealing their wealth from the Church (Acts 5)
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Sapphira in the Bible

beautiful, the wife of Ananias (q.v.). She was a partner in his guilt and also in his punishment (Acts 5:1-11).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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