Orpah

The origin of the name Orpah is Hebrew

 

This is how Orpah is written in Hebrew

עָרְפָּה = `Orpah

 

The  biblical meaning of the name Orpah is gazelle.

 

Orpah was a Moabite woman, wife of Chilion, the son of Naomi, and sister-in- law of Ruth

 

The name Orpah appears in the bible in the following verses:

Ruth 1:4 KJV
And they took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they dwelled there about ten years.

Ruth 1:14 KJV
And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.