Shiph'rah (Heb. Shiphrah', שַׁפרָה, probably brightness, as in Job 26:13; but perhaps Egyptian; Sept. Σεποφώρα) first named of the two Hebrew midwives who disobeyed Pharaoh's order to kill the male infants, and were rewarded by Divine Providence for their humanity (Ex 1:15). B.C. cir. 1740.

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