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about this famous woman of the Bible for bible study. There is also
reference to where Dorcas is mentioned in the Holy
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Dorcas?
The definition and outline of Dorcas is as follows: According to the
New Testament Dorcas was a
dressmaker, who made clothes for the poor in her village. The Book
of Acts recounts that when she died she was restored to life by
Peter. Called Tabitha by the Jews and Dorcas by the Greeks.
Tabitha Bible Story
Biography, Facts and
Information about Dorcas
The following info
provides a concise biography with facts and information about Dorcas:
a pious Christian widow at Joppa whom Peter restored to life (Acts
9:36-41). She was a Hellenistic Jewess, called Tabitha by the Jews
and Dorcas by the Greeks.
We have selected Dorcas as one of the most important women from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline
of this famous woman.
Much of the information is taken from
the classic reference books including
Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
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