צרפת

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צָרְפַת (tsar'fátf

  1. (biblical, historical) Sarepta, Zarephath (Phoenician city in modern-day Lebanon)
    • 1 Kings 17:9, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      קוּם לֵךְ צָרְפַתָה אֲשֶׁר לְצִידוֹן וְיָשַׁבְתָּ שָׁם הִנֵּה צִוִּיתִי שָׁם אִשָּׁה אַלְמָנָה לְכַלְכְּלֶךָ׃‏
      kúm lékh tsar'fáta 'asher l'tsidón v'yashavtá shám hiné tsivíti shám 'ishá 'almaná l'khalk'lékha.
      qūm lēḵ ṣārəp̄áṯā ʾăšer ləṣīḏōn wəyāšaḇtā šām hinnē ṣiwwī́ṯī šām ʾiššā ʾalmānā ləḵalkəléḵā.
      ‘Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there; behold, I have commanded a widow there to sustain thee.’
    • Obadiah 1:20, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְגָלֻת הַחֵל־הַזֶּה לִבְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל אֲשֶׁר־כְּנַעֲנִים עַד־צָרְפַת וְגָלֻת יְרוּשָׁלִַם אֲשֶׁר בִּסְפָרַד יִרְשׁוּ אֵת עָרֵי הַנֶּגֶב׃‏
      v'galút hakhél-hazé liv'néi yisra'él 'asher-k'na'aním 'ad-tsar'fát v'galút y'rushaláyim 'ashér bis'farád yir'shú 'ét 'aréi hanégev.
      wḡālūṯ haḥēl-hazze liḇənē yiśrāʾēl ʾăšer-kənaʿănīm ʿaḏ-ṣārəp̄aṯ wəḡālūṯ yərūšāláyim ʾăšer bisəp̄āraḏ yīrəšū ʾēṯ ʿārē hannéḡeḇ.
      And the captivity of this host of the children of Israel, that are among the Canaanites, even unto Zarephath, and the captivity of Jerusalem, that is in Sepharad, shall possess the cities of the South.
  2. France (a country in Western Europe)

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