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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(Heb. Beyth le-Aphrah', לְעִפְרָה בֵּית , house [to, i.e.] of the fawn; Sept. and Vulg. falsely translate οϊ v κος κατὰ γέλωτα ὑμῶν; domus pulveris; Auth. Vers. "‘ house of Aphrah"), a place named (only in Micah 1:10, where there is evidently a play upon the word as if for עָפָר, dust) in connection with other places of the Philistine coast (e.g. Gath, Accho [‘ weep ye"], Saphir, etc.), and not to be confounded (as by Henderson, in loc., after Gesenius and Winer) with the Benjamite Ophrah (Joshua 18:23), but probably identical with the present village Beit-Affia, 6 miles south-east of Ashdod (Robinson's Researches, 2, 369 note; Van de Velde, Map).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Beth-Leaphrah'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​b/beth-leaphrah.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.