Dorcas

Dorcas (Dor´kuhs)

A Christian woman in Joppa whose Aramaic name was Tabitha (“gazelle”). Well known for her works of generosity and charity, she died and was restored to life by Peter (Acts 9:36-42).

Acts 9:36-42

Peter in Lydda and Joppa
36Now in Joppa there was a disciple whose name was Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was devoted to good works and acts of charity ... View more

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