Sarepta

SAREPTA. KJV form of Zarephath.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The name in Lu 4:26 the King James Version, following the Greek, of the Phoenician town to which Elijah was sent in the time of the great famine, in order to save the lives of a widow and her son (1Ki 17:9,10). The Revised Version (British and American) adopts the form of the name based upon the Hebrew, and as found in the Old Testament: ZAREPHATH (which see).

See also

  • Zarephath