Sapphira

[ suh-fahy-ruh ]
/ səˈfaɪ rə /

noun

a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5.
Also Sap·phire [saf-ahyuhr]. /ˈsæf aɪər/. a female given name.

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Sapphira
/ (sæˈfaɪrə) /

noun

New Testament the wife of Ananias, who together with her husband was struck dead for fraudulently concealing their wealth from the Church (Acts 5)
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