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Tephon

TEPHON

te'-fon (he Tepho):

In 1 Macc 9:50, a city of Judea fortified by Bacchides, probably the "Beth-tappuah" of Joshua 15:53, near Hebron. Josephus (Ant., XII, i, 3) calls it "Tochoa."


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