Jephunneh

Jephunneh [N] [H] [S]

nimble, or a beholder.

  • The father of Caleb, who was Joshua's companion in exploring Canaan ( Numbers 13:6 ), a Kenezite ( Joshua 14:14 ).
  • One of the descendants of Asher ( 1 Chronicles 7:38 ).

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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.

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    Bibliography Information

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

  • Jephunneh [N] [E] [S]

    he that beholds
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Jephunneh [N] [E] [H]

    (for whom a way is prepared ).

    1. Father of Caleb the spy, appears to have belonged to an Edomitish tribe called Kenezites, from Kenaz their founder. See ( Numbers 13:6 ) etc.; Numb 32:12 etc.; Josh 14:14 etc.; 1Chr 4:15 (B.C. 1530.)
    2. A descendant of Asher, eldest of the three sons of Jether. ( 1 Chronicles 7:38 ) (B.C. 1017.)

    [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 'Jephunneh'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    JEPHUNNEH

    je-fun'-e (yephunneh, meaning uncertain):

    (1) Father of Caleb (Numbers 13:6; 14:6,30, etc.).

    According to Numbers 13:6, he was of the tribe of Judah; according to 32:12; Joshua 14:6, a Kenizzite; the Kenizzites were incorporated in Judah (compare 1 Chronicles 4:13-15).

    (2) A son of Jether, an Asherite (1 Chronicles 7:38).


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