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Iphtahel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iphtahel
Iphtahel (יִפְתַּח־אֵל‎, yiphtach-el). A valley on the border of territories assigned to the tribes of Zebulun and Asher (Josh 19:14, 27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iphtahel (Place)
IPHTAHEL (PLACE) [Heb yiptaḥ-ʾēl (יִפְתַּח־אֵל)]. A valley in lower Galilee that is mentioned in concluding the description of the border of the territory of Zebulun after it “passed north of Hannathon” (Josh 19:14); it is also listed in the description of the territory of Asher at the point where
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Iphtahel
Iphtahel. Valley on Asher and Zebulun’s border (Jos 19:14, 27, kjv Jiphthah-el), possibly the modern Sahl el-Battof.
Jiphthah-el
Jiphthah-el. kjv rendering of Iphtahel, a valley on Zebulun’s border, in Joshua 19:14, 27.See Iphtahel.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iphtahel
Iphtahel ifʹtə-el [Heb. yip̱taḥ-ʾēl—‘God shall open’ or ‘may God open’]; AV JIPHTHAH-EL; NEB JIPHTAHEL. A valley in Galilee, described as the western boundary of the tribal allotment of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14) and as the place where the allotment of Asher touches Zebulun (v 27). F.-M. Abel (GP, I, 398)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Iphtah-El
IPHTAH-EL Valley on Asher and Zebulun’s border (Jos 19:14, 27), possibly the modern Sahl el-Battof.
Jiphthah-El
JIPHTHAH-EL* kjv rendering of Iphtah-el, a valley on Zebulun’s border, in Joshua 19:14, 27. See Iphtah-el.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jiphthah-El
JIPHTHAH-EL. This form used in KJV, but Iphtah-el used in other versions. A valley on the boundary line between Zebulun and Asher (Josh 19:14, 27). The name is perhaps found in Jotopata, the modern Tell Jefat, nine miles NW of Nazareth.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iphtahel
Iphtahel (Heb. yip̱taḥ-ʾēl)A valley along the border between the tribal territories of Zebulun and Asher (Josh. 19:14, 27). It is most likely Wadi el-Malik/Naḥal Sippori, NW of Nazareth.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iphtahel
Iphtahel [ĭfˊtə ĕl] (Heb. yip̱taḥ-˒ēl “God opens” or “may God open”). A valley along the border between the tribal territories of Zebulun and Asher (Josh. 19:14, 27; KJV “Jiphthahel”). It is most likely the valley now known as Wâdī el-Melek, northwest of Nazareth.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Niphthah-el
Niph´thah-el (which God opens), The valley of, a valley which served as one of the landmarks for the boundary of both Zebulun, Josh. 19:14, and Asher. Josh. 19:27. Dr. Robinson suggests that Jiphthah-el was identical with Jotapata, and that they survive in the modern Jefat, a village in the mountains
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iphtahel
IPH´TAHEL (ifʹta-el; “God will open”), Iph´tah El (NIV). A valley located at the intersection of the line between Asher and Naphtali, with the northern boundary of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14, 27). It is probably “no other than the large Wady Abilı̂n, which takes its rise in the hills in the neighborhood of
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jiphthah El
JIPHTHAH EL [JIF thuh el] (God breaks through) — a valley in Zebulun, on the border between the land allotted to the tribes of Zebulun and Asher (Josh. 19:14, 27; Iphtah El, NIV; Iphtahel, NRSV; Jiphtah-el, REB; Jiphthah-el, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IPHTAH-EL
IPHTAH-EL<if’-ta-el> ([יִפְתַּח־אֵל‎, yiphtach-’el]; the King James Version Jiphtah-el): The valley of Iphtah-el lay on the North border of Zebulun (Josh 19:14, 27). Northwest of the plain of el-Battauf stands a steep hill, connected only by a low saddle with the hills on the North. The name Tell