In the bible, Zuph is the name of the father of Tohu and ancestor of Samuel (1SA 1:1). Meaning of the name: that beholds, observes, watches; roof; covering. Related names are: Elkanah
. The translations of Zuph in 20 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Xu-Phơ in Vietnamese
to (None) in Greek!
Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: (1SA 1:1)
And when they were come to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant that was with him, Come, and let us return; lest my father leave caring for the asses, and take thought for us. (1SA 9:5)
The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai, (1CH 6:35)