[ jef-thuh ]
/ ˈdʒɛf θə /
a judge of Israel. Judges 11, 12.
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How to use Jephthah in a sentence
He was not hissed or ridiculed, but "The Vow of Jephthah" fell coldly on the audience, and was shortly withdrawn.
He may have aimed at saving his country and coming out a glorious hero, like Gideon or Jephthah.
Jephthah, then, is distinctly held up to us by a canonical writer as an object of praise.
I am aware of no reason why any believer in Christianity should not be free to canvass, regret, condemn the act of Jephthah.
British Dictionary definitions for Jephthah
Old Testament a judge of Israel, who sacrificed his daughter in fulfilment of a vow (Judges 11:12–40)Douay spelling: Jephte (ˈdʒɛftə)
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