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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
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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
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