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GATH-HEPHER. A town on the boundary of Zebulun (Josh 19:13, RSV), listed after Daberath (Dabburiya) and Japhia (Yafa) and before Eth-kazin (location unknown). It is known as the birthplace of the prophet Jonah, the son of Amittai (2 Kgs 14:25). Jerome, in his commentary on the book of Jonah, states that
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
GATH-HEPHER (Heb. gaṯ-haḥēp̱er, ‘winepress of digging’). The rendering Gittah-hepher of Jos. 19:13 in the av arose through a misunderstanding of the the locale. A town on the border of Zebulun and Naphtali (Jos. 19:13), the birthplace of the prophet Jonah (2 Ki. 14:25). Identified with Khirbet es-Zurra‘and
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gath-Hepher (Heb. gaṯ haḥēp̱er)A town belonging to the tribe of Zebulun in the Lower Galilee (Josh. 19:13). The city name Gath (“winepress”) was a common one, and Hepher (“pit” or “well”) likely distinguished the location from other cities called Gath. The name probably referred to the primary industry
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Gath-he´pher, or Git´tah-he´pher (wine-press on the hill), a town on the border of the territory of Zebulun, not far from Japhia, now Yâfa, Josh. 19:12, 13, celebrated as the native place of the prophet Jonah. 2 Kings 14:25. El-Meshhad, a village two miles east of Sefûrieh, is the ancient Gath-hepher.