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Also known as Iphtah. A town assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:43).
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IPHTAH (PLACE) [Heb yiptāḥ (יִפְתָּח)]. Town situated in the Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:43), within the same district as Libnah and Maresha. This settlement, whose name perhaps means “he opens” (from ptḥ, “to open”), is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh
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Iphtah (Heb. yip̱taḥ)A town in the tribal allotment of Judah, one of nine cities belonging to the Keilah district in the southern Shephelah (Josh. 15:43). Although the ancient site is uncertain, it may be identified as Atar Nehusha (14474.11456), just NE of Beit Jibrin/Bet Guvrin.Steven M. Ortiz
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