SHIPHRAH (shĭf'ra, Heb. shiphrâh, beauty). One of the Hebrew midwives who risked their lives to save the Hebrew boy babies (
SHIPHRAH shĭf’ rə (שִׁפְרָ֔ה). One of the two Heb. midwives who were ordered by the king of Egypt to kill all male children (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
The name of one of the Hebrew midwives (
See also ZIPPORAH.