Jephunneh (father of Caleb)
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JEPHUNNEH (PERSON) [Heb yĕpunneh (יְפֻנֶּה)]. Two persons mentioned in the Hebrew Bible have this name. The meaning of the name is not entirely clear, though several explanations have been proposed. The name Jephunneh can be derived from the root pnh, “to turn to,” which results in a translation “may
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Jephun´neh (for whom a way is prepared).1. Father of Caleb the spy, appears to have belonged to an Edomitish tribe called Kenezites, from Kenaz their founder. See Num. 13:6, etc., 32:12, etc.; Josh. 14:14, etc.; 1 Chron. 4:15. (b.c. 1530.)2. A descendant of Asher, eldest of the three sons of Jether.
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