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Map of Old Testament Israel - Zaphon
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Zaphon T. el-Qos. in Gad, Josh. 13. 27; Judg. 12. 1
Joshua 13:27 -
And in the valley, Betharam, and Bethnimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and [his] border, [even] unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other side Jordan eastward.
Judges 12:1 - And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.
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