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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) A royal city of the Canaanites, the king of which was slain by Joshua (Joshua 12:17 ). It is named between Beth-
(2) (Omitted by Septuagint.) A city in the Shephelah of Judah (Joshua 15:34 ). It is named between Engannim and Enam in a group of cities that lay in the Northwest of the territory of Judah. Tristram suggested identification with
(3) A place on the border between Ephraim and Manasseh (Joshua 16:8 ). "The land of Tappuah," i.e. the land adjoining the town, belonged to Manasseh, but the town itself belonged to Ephraim (Joshua 17:8 ). En-tappuah was probably a neighboring spring. Tappuah was to the South of Michmethath, and the border ran from here westward to the brook Kanah. Some would place it at
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Tappuah (1)'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/t/tappuah-1.html. 1915.