Shiphrah (Shif´ruh)

A woman who was one of two midwives approached by Pharaoh to carry out his plan to destroy all Israelite boys when they were born (Exod 1:15).

Exod 1:15

15The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah,

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