Saphir [N] [E] [H]
(fair ), one of the villages addressed by the prophet Micha, ( Micah 1:11 ) is described by Eusebius and jerome as "in the mountain district between Eleutheropolis and Ascalon," perhaps represented by the village es-Sawafir , seven or eight miles to the northeast of Ascalon.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Saphir'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.