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El-Affula
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
El-Affula
Afula An ancient site located in the Jezreel Valley in the modern town with the same name. It is not mentioned in the Bible.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Affula, El-
ʿAFFULA, EL- (M.R. 177223). The remains of ancient ʿAffula are located within the modern town of that name, on the N slopes of the hill of Moreh in the heart of the Jezreel Valley. Little of the mound survives, but its occupation is known to extend from the mid-4th millennium through the Roman period,
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Affuleh
AFFULEH An ancient mound situated within the limits of the modern town of this name. It has been almost completely obliterated, but some remains, mostly burials, are still being discovered over a large area around the site. In 1926 and 1931 trial digs were made on the site by E.L. Sukenik on behalf of
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ʿAFFULA, EL
ʿAFFULA, EL. The ruins of ancient ʿAffula are largely obscured by the development of the sprawling modern town on the slopes of the Hill of Moreh in the middle of the Jezreel Valley. The name probably derives from Semitic ʿophel, “hill/citadel.” ʿAffula is probably mentioned in the 19th-/18th-cent. bce