One of the many nameless biblical women. Jephthah's daughter was offered up to God as a burnt offering because her father swore a vow that if he was victorious in his battle with the Ammonites then he would sacrifice the first living thing that came out to great him when he came home. She submitted to this death, only asking for two months in the mountains to bewail her virginity. (Since it was a great disgrace for a Hebrew woman to die childless).

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