Puah

Puah (Pyoo´uh)

1 One of the Hebrew midwives who cleverly disobeyed Pharaoh’s orders and spared the Hebrews’ male children (Exod 1:15). 2 The son of Issachar and head of the clan of the Punites (1Chr 7:1); the name also occurs as Puvvah (Gen 46:13) and Puvah (Num 26:23). 3 The father of Tola, one of the judges of Israel (Judg 10:1).

Exod 1:15

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

1Chr 7:1

Descendants of Issachar
1The sons of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four.

Gen 46:13

13The children of Issachar: Tola, Puvah, Jashub, and Shimron.

Num 26:23

23The descendants of Issachar by their clans: of Tola, the clan of the Tolaites; of Puvah, the clan of the Punites;

Judg 10:1

Tola and Jair
1After Abimelech, Tola son of Puah son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, who lived at Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim, rose to deliver Israel.

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