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SHIPHRAH (shĭf'ra, Heb. shiphrâh, beauty). One of the Hebrew midwives who risked their lives to save the Hebrew boy babies (Exod.1.15-Exod.1.21).

SHIPHRAH shĭf’ rə (שִׁפְרָ֔ה). One of the two Heb. midwives who were ordered by the king of Egypt to kill all male children (Exod 1:15).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The name of one of the Hebrew midwives (Ex 1:15).

See also ZIPPORAH.