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Japhia (son of David)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Japhia, Son of David
Japhia, Son of David (יָפִיעַ‎, yaphia'). One of David’s sons who was born to him in Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:15; 1 Chr 3:7; 14:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Japhia (Person)
JAPHIA (PERSON) [Heb yāpı̂aʿ (יָפִיעַ‎)]. 1. King of Lachish (Josh 10:3). He was one of 5 Canaanite kings from cities SW of Jerusalem that came together at the instigation of Adonizedek, king of Jerusalem, to oppose the Gibeonites, who had just concluded a treaty with Israel (Josh 10:1–5). This challenge
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Japhia (Person)
Japhia (Person). 1. King of Lachish who joined an alliance of four other Amorite kings to punish Gibeon for its treaty with the Jews. Joshua dealt a total defeat to the Amorites at the battle of Beth-horon (aided by hailstones and the sun standing still). Japhia and the four kings hid in a cave at Makkedah,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Japhia
2. [Gk. LXX Iephies, Iaphie]. One of the sons of David who were born to him at Jerusalem (2 S. 5:15; 1 Ch. 3:7; 14:6).J. Crichton
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Japhia (Person)
JAPHIA (Person)1. King of Lachish who joined an alliance of four other Amorite kings to punish Gibeon for its treaty with the Jews. Joshua dealt a total defeat to the Amorites at the battle of Beth-horon (aided by hailstones and the sun standing still). Japhia and the four kings hid in a cave at Makkedah
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Japhia
Japhia (juh-fi´uh).1 A king of Lachish in southern Judea, allied against Gibeon (Josh. 10:3), and executed by Joshua at a Makkedah cave (10:22–26).2 A son of David born in Jerusalem to an unnamed mother (2 Sam. 5:15; 1 Chron. 3:7; 14:6).3 A town on the southern edge of the territory of Zebulun (Josh.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Japhia
JAPHIA1. The Amorite king of Lachish who joined with four other kings to oppose Joshua. They were completely routed at the battle of Gibeon and slain after they tried to hide in the cave of Makkedah (Josh 10).2. A town on the SE border of the territory of Zebulun. It has been located as modern Yafa,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Japhia (Person)
Japhia (Heb. yāp̱ɩ̂aʿ) (PERSON)1. King of Lachish; one of five Canaanite kings, who at the instigation of Adonizedek, king of Jerusalem, joined the fight against the Gibeonites (Josh. 10:3). Japhia and the coalition were executed by Joshua (Josh. 10:6–27).2. A son of David born in Jerusalem to an
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Japhia
Japhi´a (splendid).1. King of Lachish at the time of the conquest of Canaan by the Israelites. Josh. 10:3. (b.c. 1450.)2. One of the sons of David born to him in Jerusalem. 2 Sam. 5:15; 1 Chron. 3:7; 14:6. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Japhia
JAPHI´A (ja-fiʹa; “may he [i.e., God] cause to be bright”).1. The king of Lachish who, with three other kings, joined Adoni-zedek, king of Jerusalem, against Joshua, but was defeated and slain after hiding in the cave of Makkedah (Josh. 10:3–27), about 1395 b.c.2. One of the sons of David, born to
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Japhia
Japhiasplendid. (1.) The king of Lachish, who joined in the confederacy against Joshua (Josh. 10:3), and was defeated and slain. In one of the Amarna tablets he speaks of himself as king of Gezer. Called also Horam (Josh. 10:33).(2.) One of the sons of David (2 Sam. 5:15), born in Jerusalem.(3.) A
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