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1. A city in Lebanon, assigned to the tribe of Asher, Joshua 13:4 ; 19:30 ; but not subdued, Judges 1:31 . Its site may be still found in Mount Lebanon, called Aphka.

2.A city of the tribe of Issachar, in the valley of Jezreel, noted in the wars with Philistines, 1 Samuel 4:1 ; 29:1 .

3.A city five miles east of the sea of Galilee, the walls of which fell upon twenty-seven thousand Syrians under Benhadad, after his defeat by the Israelites, 1 Kings 20:26-34 .

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These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Aphek'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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