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Jeph·thah

 (jĕf′thə)
In the Bible, a judge of Israel who vowed to sacrifice to God the first thing to come out of his house to greet him upon his return, in exchange for victory over the Ammonites. He was victorious and, upon returning home, was met by his only child, a daughter.

Jephthah

(ˈdʒɛfθə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a judge of Israel, who sacrificed his daughter in fulfilment of a vow (Judges 11:12–40). Douay spelling: Jephte
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To whom thus Jesus patiently replied:-- "Yet wealth without these three is impotent To gain dominion, or to keep it gained-- Witness those ancient empires of the earth, In highth of all their flowing wealth dissolved; But men endued with these have oft attained, In lowest poverty, to highest deeds-- Gideon, and Jephtha, and the shepherd lad Whose offspring on the throne of Juda sate So many ages, and shall yet regain That seat, and reign in Israel without end.
s / Joshua / Drydens Ode / Jephtha / L'Allegro II Pensieroso / The Choice of Hercules
4) Part 4 of the contract: execution by a team of Accademia Bizantina with soloists, conducted by Ottavio Dantone concert repertoire includes Handel~s Jephtha HWV 70 for the 12th Festival of Mysteries Paschalia.
Jephtha Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome Just one performance on this WNO visit, of Handel's opera based on his last oratorio, inspired by the account of Jeptha from the Book of Judges and earlier dramatisations of the story.
The Italian opera, which tells the story of lovers Mimi and Rodolfo and their doomed affair, is being performed at Liverpool in repertory with Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, reimagined at the British seaside of the 1960s, and Handel's Jephtha - the latter set in 40s war-ravaged Europe.
This autumn season sees WNO touring with La Boheme, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte and Handel's Jephtha.
WNO La boheme, Cosi fan tutte and Jephtha, Llandudno Venue Cymru Oct 16-20.
The plot revolves around Jephtha who agrees to lead the Israelite army.
LONDON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thistle's Exeter hotel, The Rougemont, saw Exmouth sisters Tilly and Ellis Jephtha reign supreme and crowned the best bakers as local finalists battled it out to revitalise the classic British pastime and create the ultimate afternoon tea.
Roberts and performed in 2007), David Ross Hurley addressing Handel's revisions and compositional process in the manuscript for Theodora, David Hunter dissecting myths and facts about patronage and pensions granted to the composer, and Ruth Smith explicating Thomas Morell's choices in drafting the Jephtha libretto.
This June, she'll get her first taste of staged oratorio when she debuts as Iphis in Handel's Jephtha at L'Opera national de Bordeaux.
He subsequently wrote works on eminent figures of the Enlightenment (the Spanish painter Francisco Goya, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Benjamin Franklin) and from Jewish history (Raquel, the Jewess of Toledo, Jephtha and his daughter), his two main areas of interest besides Nazism and other contemporary issues.