Sapphira


Sapphira
Wife of Ananias (Acts 5:1–11); both died from shock when confronted by Peter about a case of fraud.

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  • Sapphīra — Sapphīra, Frau des Anania, s.d. 4) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • SAPPHIRA — uxor Ananiae, Actor. c. 5. v. 1 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Sapphira — [sə fī′rə] n. [LL(Ec) Saphira < Gr(Ec) Sappheirē < Aram word meaning “beautiful”] Bible the wife of Ananias, struck dead with her husband for lying: Acts 5:1 10 …   English World dictionary

  • Sapphira — /seuh fuy reuh/, n. 1. a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5. 2. Also, Sapphire /saf uyeur/. a female given name. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sapphira —    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 Bible Dictionary

  • Sapphira — /səˈfaɪərə/ (say suh fuyuhruh) noun Bible a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sapphira — /seuh fuy reuh/, n. 1. a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5. 2. Also, Sapphire /saf uyeur/. a female given name …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sapphira and the Slave Girl —   …   Wikipedia

  • Notoraja sapphira —   Notoraja sapphira Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ganyme sapphira —   Ganyme sapphira Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español


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