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Japhlet
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Japhlet, Son of Heber
Japhlet, Son of Heber (יַפְלֵט‎, yaphlet). A descendant of Asher through Heber (1 Chr 7:32–33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Japhlet (Person)
JAPHLET (PERSON) [Heb yaplēṭ (יַפְלֵט)]. An Asherite, son of Heber (1 Chr 7:32–33). Heber is listed as a son of Beriah in Gen 46:17 and Num 26:45, but 1 Chronicles 7 is the only place in the OT which lists the sons of Heber. Japhlet is possibly connected to the JAPHLETITES mentioned in Josh 16:3. The
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Japhlet
JAPHLET. A member of the tribe of Asher and of the family of Heber (1 Chr 7:32–33).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Japhlet
Japhlet (Heb. yap̱lēṭ)A son of Heber from the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:32–33). He may have been the ancestor of the Japhletites (Heb. yap̱lēṭɩ̂), a group whose territory marked the southern boundary of the Joseph tribes (Josh. 16:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Japhlet
Japhlet [jăfˊlĭt] (Heb. yap̱lēṭ “may [God] deliver”).† A son of Heber from the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:32–33). He may have been the ancestor of the Japhletites (Heb. yap̱lēṭî). a group whose territory marked the southern boundary of the Joseph tribes (Josh. 16:3; KJV “Japhleti”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Japhlet
Japh´let (whom God delivers), a descendant of Asher through Beriah. 1 Chron. 7:32, 33.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Japhlet
JAPH´LET (jafʹlet; “he [i.e., God] will rescue”). A son of Heber and great-grandson of Asher, and father of three sons and a daughter (1 Chron. 7:32–33). Some think it to have been a branch of his descendants (Japhletites) that are mentioned in Josh. 16:3 as having settled along the border between Ephraim
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Japhlet
JAPHLET [JAF lit] (may he deliver) — a son of Heber, an Asherite (1 Chr. 7:32–33).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JAPHLET
JAPHLET<jaf’-let> ([יַפְלֵט‎, yaphleT], “he escapes”(?)): In 1 Ch 7:32, 33, a “son” of Heber, an Asherite.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Japhlet
Japhlet [Jaf-luht](Hebrew origin: He will deliver)(1 Chronicles 7:32). Unspecified date. Japhlet, the chief of a clan of the tribe of Asher, was the son of Heber. His brothers were Hotham and Shomer. His sister was Shua. Japhlet was the father of Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath.
See also
Relatives
Heber Father
Shemer Brother
Hotham Brother
Shua Sister
Bimhal Son
Ashvath Son
Pasach Son
Beriah Grandfather
Malchiel Uncle
Aram Nephew
Ahi Nephew
Birzaith Cousin
Jehubbah Nephew
Rohgah Nephew