mizpah

adjective miz·pah \ˈmizpə\

Definition of mizpah

  1. :  worn (as by lovers) to signify remembrance a mizpah ring mizpah half coins

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Origin and Etymology of mizpah

Mizpah, place in ancient Palestine where Jacob and Laban erected a heap of stones as a sign of covenant between them (Genesis 31:44–49), from Hebrew Miṣpah


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