What does jephthah mean?

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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jephthah

    one of the Judges of Israel, famed for his rash vow in the event of victory to offer in sacrifice the first object that came out of his house on his return, and which happened to be his daughter and only child, and whom it would seem he sacrificed, after allowing her two months to bewail her fate along with her maidens; it is not said her father sacrificed her, and it is thought she was only doomed to perpetual virginity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jephthah in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jephthah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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