Sapphira

Sapphira

[suh-fahy-ruh]
noun
1.
a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5.
2.
Also, Sapphire [saf-ahyuhr] . a female given name.
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Sapphira (sæˈfaɪrə)
 
n
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 definition


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

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