In the bible, Puah is the name of the Hebrew midwife of Exodus (EXO 1:15), as well as name of a descendant of Issachar and father of Tola (JDG 10:1). Meaning of the name: mouth; corner; bush of hair. Related names are: Issachar
. The translations of Puah in 13 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Pua in Spanish
to Pua in Danish!
And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, of which the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah: (EXO 1:15)
And after Abimelech there arose to defend Israel Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he dwelt in Shamir in mount Ephraim. (JDG 10:1)
Now the sons of Issachar were, Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four. (1CH 7:1)