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Jephunneh (son of Jether)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jephunneh, Son of Jether
Jephunneh, Son of Jether (יְפֻנֶּה‎, yephunneh). Descendant of Asher (1 Chr 7:38).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jephunneh (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jephunneh
Jephunneh. 1. Father of Caleb, one of the 12 spies sent by Moses to search out the land of Canaan (Nm 13:6; 14:6; 26:65; 1 Chr 4:15; 6:56). He is identified variously as a Judahite and a Kenizite.2. Jether’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:38).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jephunneh
JEPHUNNEH1. Father of Caleb, one of the 12 spies sent by Moses to search out the land of Canaan (Nm 13:6; 14:6; 26:65; 1 Chr 4:15; 6:56). He is identified variously as a Judahite and a Kenizzite (Jos 14:6).2. Jether’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:38).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jephunneh
Jephunneh (ji-fuhn´uh).1 A Kenizzite, the father of Caleb, one of the twelve spies sent to Canaan by Moses (Num. 13:6; 32:12).2 The son of Jether; descendant of Asher (1 Chron. 7:38).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jephunneh
JEPHUNNEH1. The father of Caleb, one of the two faithful spies of Canaan (Num 13:6). See Kenezite.2. An Asherite, son of Jether (1 Chr 7:38).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jephunneh
Jephunneh (Heb. yĕp̱unneh)1. A Judahite, the father of the spy Caleb (e.g., Num. 13:6; Josh. 14:13). He is called a Kenizzite at Num. 32:12; Josh. 14:6, 14; cf. 1 Chr. 4:15).2. A son of Jether, from the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:38).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jephunneh
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.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jephunneh
JEPHUN´NEH (je-funʹe; “he is ready”).1. The father of Caleb, which latter was a faithful explorer of Canaan with Joshua, and a Kenizzite (Num. 13:6; 14:6, 30, 38; 26:65; 32:12; 34:19; Deut. 1:36; Josh. 14:6, 13–14; 15:13; 21:12; 1 Chron. 4:15; 6:56), before 1414 b.c.2. One of the sons of Jether, of
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jephunneh
Jephunnehnimble, or a beholder. (1.) The father of Caleb, who was Joshua’s companion in exploring Canaan (Num. 13:6), a Kenezite (Josh. 14:14). (2.) One of the descendants of Asher (1 Chr. 7:38).
See also
Relatives
Jether Father
Ara Brother
Pispa Brother
Roles