“Smelting-shop, “a workshop for the refining and smelting of” “metals”, a small Phoenician town, now Surafend, about a mile” “from the coast, almost midway on the road between Tyre and” “Sidon. Here Elijah sojourned with a poor widow during the “great” “famine,” when the “heaven was shut up three years and six” “months” (Luke 4:26; 1 Kings 17:10). It is called Sarepta in the” New Testament (Luke 4:26).

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