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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).
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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
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Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
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The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
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
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