Mizpah

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Mizpah

or

Mizpeh

(both: mĭz`pə), in the Bible. 1 See GaleedGaleed
, Jegar-sahadutha
, or Mizpah
, in the Bible, cairn, raised by Jacob and Laban to mark their covenant. The so-called Mizpah benediction given here was a mutual warning, not a blessing.
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. 2 Unidentified place, E of the Jordon River, identical with Ramath-Mizpeh. 3 Place, on the boundary between Israel and Judah, a religious center with a sanctuary in the time of Judges. 4 Town at the foot of Mt. Hermon. 5 Town in the lowland of Judah. 6 Home of Jephthah. 7 David's refuge in Moab.
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