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Gath-hepher, or Gittah-hepher

Gath-hepher, or Gittah-hepher

(wine-press on the hill ), a town on the border of the territory of Zebulun, not far from Japhia, now Yafa , ( Joshua 19:12 Joshua 19:13 ) celebrated as the native place of the prophet Jonah. ( 2 Kings 14:25 ) El-Meshhad , a village two-miles east of Sefurieh , is the ancient Gath-hepher.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gathhepher, or Gittahhepher'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.