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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
beth -tap´ū̇ -a ( בּית־תּפוּח , bēth -tappūaḥ ; Βεθθαπφουέ , Beththapphoué , "place of apples" (see however APPLE )); A town in the hill country of Judah (Joshua 15:53 ), probably near Hebron (el Tappuah, 1 Chronicles 2:43 ), possibly the same as Tephon (1 Macc 9:50). The village of Tuffūḥ , 3 1/2 miles Northwest of Hebron, is the probable site; it stands on the edge of a high ridge, surrounded by very fruitful gardens; an ancient highroad runs through the village, and there are many old cisterns and caves. (See PEF , III, 310, 379, Sh XXI . )
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Beth-Tappuah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/b/beth-tappuah.html. 1915.