Sarepta (Suh-rep´tuh; Heb., “smelting place”)

A Phoenician city midway between Tyre and Sidon, where Elijah lodged with a widow during a famine and restored her son to life (1Kgs 17:8-24; Luke 4:26). It is probably present-day Sarfend (Surafend).

1Kgs 17:8-24

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Luke 4:26

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