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Jephtha -- an Israelite general who sacrifices his daughter because of a pledge to God.

Jephtha (Jephthah) -- an oratorio (1751) by Handel based on the story of Jephtha with a libretto by the Rev. Thomas Morell, following Judges (Chapter 11) and "Jephthas sive votum" - "Jeptha or the Vow",(1554) by G. Buchanan.

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