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(tap' pihuhuhuh) Personal name meaning, “apple” or “quince.” 1. A Calebite, likely a resident of a town near Hebron (1 Chronicles 2:43 ). 2 . City in the Shephelah district of Judah (Joshua 15:34 ), possibly Beit Nettif about twelve miles west of Bethlehem. 3. City of the north border of Ephraim (Joshua 16:8 ) whose environs were allotted to Manasseh (Joshua 17:7-8 ), likely the Tappuah of Joshua 12:17 and 2 Kings 15:16 . The site is perhaps Sheikh Abu Zarod about eight miles southwest of Shechem. Some scholars read, “Tappuah” for “Tiphsah” in 2 Kings 15:16 (REB). See Beth-Tappuah ; En-Tappuah .


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Tappuah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/t/tappuah.html. 1991.

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