Zarephath

A port on the coast of Phoenicia where Elijah was given accommodation by a widow; he supplied her with food and restored her dying son to life (1 Kgs. 17:8–24). The event is recalled by Jesus (Luke 4:25–7 where AV uses ‘Sarepta’).

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