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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Tappuah

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1. City in the Shefelah, described as lying between the towns of En-gannim and Enam; probably situated north of the Wadi al-Suná¹­, and identical with the modern 'Artuf (Joshua 15:34). 2. City in Ephraim, marking the western boundary of the tribe (Joshua 16:8). 3. The land of Tappuah, which belonged, with the exception of the city of the same name, to the tribe of Manasseh (Josh. 8). It was one of the thirty-one districts whose kings were vanquished by the Jews when they first invaded Palestine (Joshua 12:17). 4 (Entappuah). Southern boundary of the tribe of Manasseh (Joshua 17:7). 5. Son of Hebron (1 Chronicles 2:43).

Bibliography:
  • Sebwarz, Palestine, pp. 89, 102, Philiadelphia, 1850.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Tappuah'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/t/tappuah.html. 1901.

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