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  1. a son of Jonathan, and the grandson of Saul. II Sam 4:4.
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Examples from the Web for mephibosheth

Historical Examples

  • Down in the meadow the boys drove a stake, and to it they fastened Mephibosheth.

    Harper's Young People, March 23, 1880


  • At first it seems to Romeo Augustus like Mephibosheth's death-knell.

  • He is a grown man now, but to this very day he keeps Mephibosheth's monument.

  • The contrast between Ziba and Mephibosheth is truly striking.

    Life and Times of David

    Charles Henry Mackintosh

  • Jonathan was his friend: and therefore he spared his son, Mephibosheth.

    Aids to Reflection

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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