Sarep'ta (Σάρεπτα; Vulg. Sarepta; Syriac, Tsarpath), the Greek form of the name which in the Hebrew text of the Old Test. appears as ZAREPHATH SEE ZAREPHATH (q.v.). The place is designated by the same formula on its single occurrence in the New Test. (Lu 4:26) that it is when first mentioned in the Sept. version of 1Ki 17:9, "Sarepta of Sidonia."