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Joshua 18:23

Joshua 18:23

And Avim, and Parah
Of the two first of these we read nowhere else;

and Ophrah
is not the same with Ophrah in ( Judges 6:11 ) ; that belonged to the tribe of Manasseh, but rather that which was in the land of Shuah, ( 1 Samuel 13:17 ) . Jerom calls this place Aphrah, in the tribe of Benjamin, and says F15, in his time there was a village called Effrem, five miles from Bethel to the east, which very probably is the same with this.


F15 De loc. Heb. fol. 88. H.