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Iphtah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jephthah, Place
Jephthah, Place (יִפְתָּח‎, yiphtach). Also known as Iphtah. A town assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:43).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iphtah (Place)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Iphtah
Iphtah. City in the Shephelah assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, listed between Ashan and Ashnah (Jos 15:43, kjv Jiphtah). Its location is unknown.
Jiphtah
Jiphtah. kjv rendering of Iphtah, a village in Judah, in Joshua 15:43.See Iphtah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iphtah
Iphtah ifʹtə [Heb. yip̱taḥ]; AV JIPHTAH. An unidentified town in the Shephelah of Judah, named with Libnah, Ether, and Ashan (Josh. 15:43). It may be modern Tarqūmīya, about 10 km (6 mi) NW of Hebron.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Iphtah
IPHTAH City of the Shephelah assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, listed between Ashan and Ashnah (Jos 15:43).
Jiphtah
JIPHTAH* kjv rendering of Iphtah, a village in Judah, in Joshua 15:43. See Iphtah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jiphtah
JIPHTAH. Called Iphtah in RSV. A town of Judah in the Shephelah region, in the same district as Libnah (Josh 15:43).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iphtah
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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iphtah
Iphtah [ĭfˊtə] (Heb. yip̱taḥ “may God open [the womb?]”). A city in the Shephelah of Judah (Josh. 15:43; KJV “Jiphtah”). Although the site has not been identified positively, it is frequently identified as modern Tarqūmīya, 10 km. (6 mi.) northwest of Hebron, between Wâdī Tarqūmīya and
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jiphtah
Jiph´tah (whom God sets free), one of the cities of Judah in the maritime lowland, or Shefelah. Josh. 15:43. It has not yet been met with.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iphtah
IPH´TAH (ifʹta; “he will open”). A city in the lowland district of Judah (Josh. 15:43), not positively identified, but located by some at Tarqumiya, about six miles NW of Hebron.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jiphtah
JIPHTAH [JIF tuh] ([God] breaks through) — a city in the Shephelah (lowland plains) of Judah (Josh. 15:43; Iphtah, NIV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IPHTAH
IPHTAH<if’-ta> ([יִפְתָּח‎, yiphtach]; the King James Version Jiphtah): An unidentified town in the Shephelah of Judah, named with Libnab, Ether and Ashan (Josh 15:43).
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