HEPHER

HEPHER
HEPHER
fil. Ashur ex Naara uxore. 1. Par. c. 4. v. 6. Portio Regni, terraeque Chanaan, quam Iosue expugnavit. 2. Reg. c. 14. v. 25. Ios. c. 12. v. 17.

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