No more was heard or seen of Jephthah, or of Captain Venn's troop.
Should Jephthah have broken the vow that sacrificed his daughter?
I do not say that this case is like the case of Jephthah, where the introduction of difficulty is only gratuitous.
In the Book of Judges there is the story of a man named Jephthah.
Jephthah, however, had far too much news to tell to heed her disappointment as she counted the money.
Jephthah stared at his transformed patient, and admitted that it was so.
On the porch of the cabin sat a tall, lean, 23 black-eyed old man smoking his pipe, Jephthah Turrentine himself.
In the case of Jephthah's daughter the sacrifice was actually allowed.
Samson was a sort of Hercules, and Jephthah an Idomeneus,--a lawless freebooter.
Of this kind is the war of Jephthah against the Ammonites, in defence of their borders.
biblical judge of Israel, from Greek Iephthae, from Hebrew Yiphtah, literally "God opens," imperfective of pathah "he opened" (cf. pethah "opening, entrance").