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Reference: Aphik


(Jg 1:31); Aphek (Jos 13:4; 19:30), stronghold.

(1.) A city of the tribe of Asher. It was the scene of the licentious worship of the Syrian Aphrodite. The ruins of the temple, "magnificent ruins" in a "spot of strange wildness and beauty", are still seen at Afka, on the north-west slopes of Lebanon, near the source of the river Adonis (now Nahr Ibrahim), 12 miles east of Gebal.

(2.) A city of the tribe of Issachar, near to Jezreel (1Sa 4:1; 29:1; comp. 1Sa 28:4).

(3.) A town on the road from Damascus to Palestine, in the level plain east of Jordan, near which Benhadad was defeated by the Israelites (1Ki 20:26,30; 2Ki 13:17). It has been identified with the modern Fik, 6 miles east of the Sea of Galilee, opposite Tiberias.

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A city of Asher (Jg 1:31), the same as Aphek, 2.

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(strong), a city of Asher from which the Canaanites were not driven out.

Jg 1:31

Probably the same place as APHEK, 2.

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