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Mepha-ath

Mepha-ath [N] [E] [H]

(splendor height ), city of the Reubenites, one of the towns independently an Heshhon, ( Joshua 13:18 ) lying in the district of the Mishor comp. ver. ( Joshua 13:17 ) and Jere 48:21 Authorized Version "plain," which probably answered to the modern Belka . It was one of the cities allotted with their suburbs to the Merarite Levites. ( Joshua 21:37 ; 1 Chronicles 6:79 ) Its site is uncertain.


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