Sapphira



noun
1.
a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5.
2.
Also, Sapphire
[saf-ahyuh r] /ˈsæf aɪər/ (Show IPA). a female given name.
noun
1.
(New Testament) the wife of Ananias, who together with her husband was struck dead for fraudulently concealing their wealth from the Church (Acts 5)

beautiful, the wife of Ananias (q.v.). She was a partner in his guilt and also in his punishment (Acts 5:1-11).

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