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Teraphim

A small image or idol representing an ancient Semitic household god. [Back- formation from teraphim, teraphim, from Hebrew t r pîm, household gods.

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Yahweh vs. the Teraphim: Jacob's Pagan Wives in Thomas Mann's
(teraphim) as Jacob's family prepares to flee from Laban's house. Although we teraphim in order to hinder Laban's ability to pursue Jacob's clan.
BIBLE LESSON # 17 1. Genesis 31 Do you think it's okay to take
thought of something. Her father owned an important idol called a teraphim.
ANOTHER LOOK AT RACHEL'S THEFT OF THE TERAPHIM*
teraphim-gods on the eve of Jacob's secret departure from Laban.
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Finding Your Value
Genesis 31:19 contains an interesting word to describe this phenomenon - teraphim. It means “little gods” and they caused the whole ruckus between Jacob and Laban.

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Teraphim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Teraphim (Hebrew: תרף‎‎ teraph; plural: תרפים teraphim) is a Hebrew word from the Bible, found only in the plural, of uncertain etymology.
JewishEncyclopedia.com - TERAPHIM
Plural word of unknown derivation used in the Old Testament to denote the primitive Semitic house-gods whose cult had been ...
Teraphim
TERAPHIM (Heb. תְּרָפִים), household gods. The etymology of the word teraphim has defied commentators from ancient times until the present.
Teraphim and the Urim and Thummim - Matthew Roper - Insights
Yet evidence in Hosea 3:4 (8th century B.C.
Yahweh vs. the Teraphim: Jacob's Pagan Wives in Thomas Mann's
(teraphim) as Jacob's family prepares to flee from Laban's house. Although we teraphim in order to hinder Laban's ability to pursue Jacob's clan.

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