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Raphu meaning

רפוא
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🔼The name Raphu in the Bible

The name Raphu occurs only once in the Bible. Raphu of Benjamin is the father of Palti, who was among the twelve spies who Moses dispatched to scout out the land Canaan before them (Numbers 13:9).

🔼Etymology of the name Raphu

The name Raphu probably comes from the verb רפא (rapa'), meaning to heal:

🔼Raphu meaning

For a meaning of the name Raphu, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Cured and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Healed. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't offer an interpretation of the name Raphu but does list it under the verb רפא (rapa'), meaning to heal.

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