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En-tappuah
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A part of the border region of Tappuah between the territory of Ephraim and that of Manasseh (Josh 17:7–8). En-Tappuah means “spring of Tappuah”; it appears to have been within the part of Tappuah alloted to the tribe of Manasseh.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
En-Tappuah
En-Tappuah (עֵין תַּפּוּחַ‎, ein tappuach). A part of the border region of Tappuah between the territory of Ephraim and that of Manasseh (Josh 17:7–8). En-Tappuah means “spring of Tappuah”; it appears to have been within the part of Tappuah alloted to the tribe of Manasseh.
Tappuah, Land of
Tappuah, Land of (אֶרֶץ תַּפּוּחַ‎, erets tappuach). The territory surrounding Tappuah; part of the allotment of land for the tribe of Manasseh, west of the Jordan River (Josh 17:8). Joshua 17:8 carefully distinguishes between the land of Tappuah, which belonged to Manasseh, and the border town of Tappuah,
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tappuah (Place)
TAPPUAH (PLACE) [Heb tappûaḥ (תַּפּוּחַ‎)]. 1. A town situated in the N Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:34), in the same district as Eshtaol, Socoh, and Azekah. This settlement is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:21–62). The theory that this list is derived
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
En-tappuah
En-tappuah. Canaanite town located on the border between Ephraim’s and Manasseh’s territory (Jos 17:7). It is usually identified with the modern Sheikh Abu Zarad, about 8 miles south of Shechem.See Tappuah (Place) # 2.
Tappuah (Place)
Tappuah (Place). 1. One of 14 cities located in the Shephelah assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between En-gannim and Enam (Jos 15:34). This locality is not to be mistaken for the land of Tappuah in Manasseh (17:8) or the town of Beth-tappuah at Hebron (15:53). Perhaps this was
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
En-Tappuah
En-Tappuah en-tapʹoo̅-ə, en-ta-poo̅ʹ̄ə [Heb. ʿên tappû (a)ḥ—‘apple spring’; Gk. pēgé̄ Thaphthōth]. A spring whose location is still disputed, but no doubt near Tappuah in Manasseh (Josh. 17:7f), although it was possessed by Ephraim. On the border of Ephraim, it is probably to be identified with
Tappuah
3. A city mentioned in 2 K. 15:16 as a place near Tirzah in Samaria. Located in the northern kingdom, this city was destroyed by Menahem, king of Israel, after its inhabitants refused to open their gates to him. This site has been identified by some with Khirbet Tafsah, about 10 km (6mi). SW of Nâblus.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
En-Tappuah
EN-TAPPUAH* Canaanite town located on the border between Ephraim’s and Manasseh’s territory (Jos 17:7). It is usually identified with the modern Sheikh Abu-Zarad, about eight miles (12.9 kilometers) south of Shechem. See Tappuah (Place) #2.
Tappuah (Place)
TAPPUAH (Place)1. One of 14 cities located in the Shephelah assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between En-gannim and Enam (Jos 15:34). This locality is not to be mistaken for the land of Tappuah in Manasseh (17:8) or the town of Beth-tappuah at Hebron (15:53). See Beth-tappuah.
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
En-Tappuah
EN-TAPPUAH (“fountain of the apple or citron”). Located in Manasseh on the border of Ephraim (Josh 17:7). It is probably the same as or next to Tappuah (q.v.), located near the source of the river Kanah. Tappuah may be Sheikh Abu Zarad, nine miles SSW of Shechem, and the “spring of Tappuah” is probably
Tappuah
TAPPUAH1. One of the sons of Hebron (1 Chr 2:43), a descendant of Caleb.2. A town mentioned in Josh 15:34 as lying in the Shephelah W of Jerusalem. Its site has not been identified with certainty, but it lies in the group of towns including Jarmuth, Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah, all located in the foothills
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Tappuah
TAPPUAH (‘quince’?). 1. A village in the *Shephelah, E of Azekah (Jos. 15:34, 53, Beth-tappuah), sometimes identified with Beit Netif, c. 18 km W of Bethlehem. The place-name may derive from a Calebite from Hebron (1 Ch. 2:43). 2. A town in Ephraim territory (Jos. 16:8) on the S border of Manasseh (Jos.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
En-Tappuah
En-Tappuah (Heb. ʿên tappûaḥ)A spring (“spring of the apple tree”) located on a ridge ca. 9 km. (7.5 mi.) S of Nablus, named after the nearby town of Tappuah (modern Sheikh Abū Zarad; 172168; Josh. 17:7–8). It was a border marker between northern Ephraim and southern Manasseh in the central plain.
Tappuah
Tappuah (Heb. tappûaḥ) (also EN-TAPPUAH)1. A town in the northern Shephelah, the second district of Judah (Josh. 15:34). This town should not be confused with Beth-tappuah, which is listed in the eighth district (Josh. 15:53). The modern identification of the town is unknown, although the village
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
En-Tappuah
En-Tappuah [ĕn tăpˊyŏo ə] (Heb. ˓ên tappûaḥ “spring of Tappuah” [cf. LXX pēgḗ Thaphthōth). A spring on the southern border of Manasseh (Josh. 17:7) near Tappuah, which belonged to Ephraim (v. 8); apparently the lands watered by the spring were maintained by Manasseh even though the
Tappuah
Tappuah [tăpˊyŏo ə] (Heb. tappuaḥ, tappûaḥ “apple tree” or “quince”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tappuah
Tap´puah (the apple-city).1. A city of Judah, in the district of the Shefelah or lowland. Josh. 15:34.2. A place on the boundary of the “children of Joseph.” Josh. 16:8; 17:8. Its full name was probably En-tappuah. Josh. 17:7. (“Around the city was a district called the land of Tappuah; the city belonged
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
En-Tappuah
EN-TAP´PUAH (en-tapʹu-a; “fountain of Tappuah”). A spring near the city of Tappuah (which see), used for that place in Josh. 17:7 (cf. v. 8).
Tappuah
TAPPU´AH (tap-pūʹa; an “apple”).1. The second named of the four sons of Hebron, of the lineage of Caleb (1 Chron. 2:43), before 1370 b.c.2. A city of Judah in the Shephelah, or lowland (Josh. 15:34), probably Beit-Nettif (Beth-letepha, a corruption of Beth-el-Taphua).3. A town in the tribe of Ephraim
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