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Reference: Japhia


splendid. (1.) The king of Lachish, who joined in the confederacy against Joshua (Jos 10:3), and was defeated and slain. In one of the Amarna tablets he speaks of himself as king of Gezer. Called also Horam (Jos 10:33).

(2.) One of the sons of David (2Sa 5:15), born in Jerusalem.

(3.) A town in the southern boundary of Zebulum (Jos 19:12); now Yafa, 2 miles south-west of Nazareth.

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1. King of Lachish, defeated and slain by Joshua (Jos 10:3 ff.). 2. One of David's sons born at Jerusalem (2Sa 5:14-16; 1Ch 3:5-8; 14:4-7). 3. A town on the south border of Zebulun (Jos 19:12); probably the modern Y

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1. King of Lachish, one of the five kings of the Amorites, defeated by Joshua. Jos 10:3.

2. Son of David, born at Jerusalem. 2Sa 5:15; 1Ch 3:7; 14:6.

3. Town on the boundary of Zebulun. Jos 19:12. Identified with Yafa, 32 41' N, 35 16' E.

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(splended) The boundary of Zebulun ascended from Daberath to Japhia, and thence passed to Gath-hepher.

Jos 19:12

Yafa, two miles south of Nazareth. ,is not unlikely to be identical with Japhin.

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