Puah

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Puah ” means splendid

  1. The father of Tola, a man of the tribe of Issachar and judge of Israel after Abimelech. (Judges 10:1) (B.C. 1211.)
  2. The son of Issachar, (1 Chronicles 7:1) elsewhere called Phuvah and Pua.
  3. One of the two midwives to whom Pharaoh gave instructions to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth. (Exodus 1:15) (B.C. 1571.)
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