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Dophkah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
Dophkah (דָּפְקָה‎, dophqah). A location near the Wilderness of Sin where the Israelites camped during their wilderness journeys; Alush is mentioned as the next campsite after it (Num 33:12–13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dophkah (Place)
DOPHKAH (PLACE) [Heb dopqâ (דָּפְקָה)]. The first encampment site of the Israelites after leaving the wilderness of Sin, but before reaching Alush, as listed in Num 33:12–13. The meaning of the name is unknown, but many (Abel, GP 213; Aharoni, LBHG, map 48; Simons, GTTOT, 252; WHAB, pl. V) have associated
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dophkah
Dophkah. Name of an area near the Wilderness of Sin where the Israelites camped on their way to Mt Sinai (Nm 33:12, 13). Its site is perhaps identical with Serabit el-Khadem, an Egyptian turquoise mining center.See Wilderness Wanderings.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dophkah
Dophkah dofʹkə [Heb. dop̱qâ]. A desert camp of the Israelites, their first after leaving the Wilderness of Sin (Nu. 33:12f). See Wanderings of Israel.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
DOPHKAH Name of an area near the wilderness of Sin where the Israelites camped on their way to Mt Sinai (Nm 33:12–13). Its site is perhaps identical with Serabit el-Khadem, an Egyptian turquoise mining center. See Wilderness Wanderings.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dophkah
Dophkah (Heb. dop̱qâ)The first wilderness campsite after the Israelites left the Wilderness of Sin (Num. 33:12–13; omitted at Exod. 17:1). Some have conjectured that the name comes from Egyp. mfkt, “turquoise.” Consequently, the site is often identified as the Egyptian mining center, Serābîṭ el-Khâdim
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
Dophkah [dŏfˊkə] (Heb. dop̱qâ). The first stopping place of the Israelites in their journey after leaving the Wilderness of Sin (Num. 33:12; LXX Raphaka; omitted at Exod. 17:1). It has been identified with Serābîṭ el-Khâdim, site of Bronze Age Egyptian mining activity (fourteenth-twelfth centuries
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Dophkah
DOPHKAH One of the stations on the route of the Exodus, between the wilderness of Zin and Alus (Num. 33:12). Some see a connection between this name and the Egyptian word mafkat, ‘turquoise’, and for this reason locate it in the region of Serabit el-Khadem in the Sinai Peninsula, where the Egyptian mined
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
DOPHKAH The name of the site where the Israelites made their first encampment after departing the wilderness of Sin; the eighth encampment since the beginning of the Exodus (Num 33:12).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
Doph´kah (cattle-driving), a place mentioned Num. 33:12 as a station in the desert where the Israelites encamped. [Wilderness of the wandering.]
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
DOPH´KAH (dofʹka). One of the encampments of Israel in the desert, their eighth station (Num. 33:12–13). It was located between Rephidim and the Red Sea; there has been no satisfactory identification.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Dophkah
Dophkahknocking, an encampment of the Israelites in the wilderness (Num. 33:12). It was in the desert of Sin, on the eastern shore of the western arm of the Red Sea, somewhere in the Wady Feiran.
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