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Ziph

Ziph [N] [H] [S]

flowing.

  • A son of Jehaleleel ( 1 Chronicles 4:16 ).

  • A city in the south of Judah ( Joshua 15:24 ), probably at the pass of Sufah.

  • A city in the mountains of Judah ( Joshua 15:55 ), identified with the uninhabited ruins of Tell ez-Zif, about 5 miles south-east of Hebron. Here David hid himself during his wanderings ( 1 Samuel 23:19 ; Psalms 54 , title).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Ziph". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .