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One of the cities in Gilead taken by Judas and Jonathan Maccabeus during the Maccabean revolt (1 Macc 5:36). Chaspho is probably the city called Caspin in 2 Macc 12:13–16, which Judas captured. Its location is uncertain.
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CHASPHO (PLACE) [Gk Chaspho (Χασφο)]. One of five cities in Gilead in which Jews were taken captive by the Gentile citizens (1 Macc 5:26). The location of Chaspho is not definitely known, but two sites are often suggested: el-Mezerib on the Yarmuk (cf. Simons, GTTOT, 423–24; and Abel 1923: 519) or Khisfin,
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CHASPHO Town east of the Sea of Galilee mentioned in 1 and 2 Maccabees. Judas and Jonathan Maccabeus led their army into Transjordan and “took Chaspho, Maked, and Bosor, and the other cities of Gilead” (1 Macc 5:36). Caspin, which appears in a similar passage in 2 Maccabees 12:13, is considered to be
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