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Beth-Tappuah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Tappuah
Beth-Tappuah (בֵּית־תַּפּוּחַ‎, beith-tappuach). A town in the hill country of Judah located near Hebron (Josh 15:53).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Tappuah (Place)
BETH-TAPPUAH (PLACE) [Heb bêt-tappûaḥ (בֵּית־תַּפּוּחַ)]. A town situated in the central hill country of Judah (Josh 15:53) within the same district as Hebron. This settlement, the name of which perhaps means “house of the apple tree” (from tapp̌aḥ ‘apple’), is listed among the towns within the tribal
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-tappu-ah
Beth-tappu-ah. Town in the hill country of Judah’s territory (Jos 15:53) named “place of fruit trees” because of its high ridge location and many fruitful orchards. Beth-tappu-ah is identified with modern Taffuh about four miles northwest of Hebron.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Tappuah
Beth-Tappuah beth-tapʹū-ə [Heb. beṯ-tappû (a)ḥ—‘place of fruit trees’].A town in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:53). Tappuah was a “son of Hebron” (1 Ch. 2:43). The site is identified with the village of Taffûḥ 3.5 mi (5.5 km) WNW of Hebron. It stands on the edge of a high ridge surrounded
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Tappuah
BETH-TAPPUAH Town in the hill country of Judah’s territory (Jos 15:53) named “place of fruit trees” because of its high ridge location and many fruitful orchards. Beth-tappuah is identified with modern Taffuh about four miles (6.4 kilometers) northwest of Hebron.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tappuah
Tappuah (tap´yoo-uh).1 A town of the Shephelah (Josh. 15:34), perhaps modern Beit Nettif, west of Bethlehem.2 Both a territory and a town on the border of Ephraim and Manasseh (Josh. 16:8). Ephraim possessed the town, but the territory of Tappuah was occupied by Manasseh (17:8). The town is probably
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Tappuah
BETH-TAPPUAH. A town in the mountains of Judah (Josh 15:53), probably the modern village of Taffuh, about three and a half miles NW of Hebron. Another town was known simply as Tappuah (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Tappuah
Beth-Tappuah (Heb. bêṯ-tappûaḥ)A city in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:53). The name is preserved in modern Taffŝḥ (154105), 5.5 km. (3.5 mi.) WNW of Hebron.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Tappuah
Beth-Tappuah [bĕth tăpˊyōō ə] (Heb. bêṯ-tappûaḥ “place of apples”[?]). A city in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:53), identified with modern Taffûḥ, 5.5 km. (3.5 mi.) west-northwest of Hebron. It may be the same as Tappuah 3.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-tappuah
Beth-tap´puah (home of apples), one of the towns of Judah, in the mountainous district, and near Hebron. Josh. 15:53; comp. 1 Chron. 2:43. Here it has actually been discovered by Robinson under the modern name of Teffâh, five miles west of Hebron, on a ridge of high table-land.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Tappuah
BETH-TAP´PUAH (beth-tapʹū-a; “house of apples”). A town about five miles W of Hebron (Josh. 15:53), same as modern Taffuh. Another town in Judah (12:17) was known by the simple name of Tappuah (which see).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Tappuah
Beth-Tappuahhouse of apples, a town of Judah, now Tuffuh, 5 miles west of Hebron (Josh. 15:53).
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