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JAPHIA (2)

ja-fi'-a, jaf'-i-a (yaphia`): A town on the southern boundary of Zebulun named with Chisloth-tabor and Daberath (Josh 19:12). It is represented by the modern Yafa, about 1 1/2 miles Southwest of Nazareth, near the foot of the hills. It was one of the places fortified by Josephus (Vita, 45; BJ, II, xx, 6).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'JAPHIA (2)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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