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Achshaph

Achshaph [N] [H] [S]

fascination, a royal city of the Canaanites, in the north of Palestine ( Joshua 11:1 ; 12:20 ; 19:25 ). It was in the eastern boundary of the tribe of Asher, and is identified with the modern ruined village of Kesaf or Yasif, N.E. of Accho.

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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
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[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Achshaph [N] [E] [S]

poison; tricks
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Achshaph'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Achshaph [N] [E] [H]

(fascination ), a city within the territory of Asher, named between Beten and Alammelech, ( Joshua 19:25 ) originally the seat of a Canaanite king. ( Joshua 11:1 ; 12:20 )


[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 Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Achshaph'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ACHSHAPH

ak'-shaf ('akhshaph, "sorcery," or "fascination"):

A city in the northern part of the territory conquered by Joshua. The king of Achshaph was a member of the coalition against Israel under Jabin and Sisera. It is mentioned with Hazor, Megiddo, Taanach, etc., in the list of conquered kings. It is one of the cities marking the boundaries of the tribe of Asher (Joshua 11:1; 12:20; 19:25). Several attempts have been made to identify the site of it, but explorers are not agreed as to the identification.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ACHSHAPH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.