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Puah


Pu’ah (splendid).

1. The father of Tola, a man of the tribe of Issachar, and judge of Israel after Abimelech. Judges 10:1. (b.c. 1211.)

2. The son of Issachar, 1 Chron. 7:1, elsewhere called Phuvah and Pua.

3. One of the two midwives to whom Pharaoh gave instructions to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth. Ex. 1:15. (b.c. 1571.)