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Hapharaim

HAPHARAIM

haf-a'-ra'-im (chapharayim; the King James Version Haphraim, haf-ra'im, possibly "place of a moat"):

A town in the territory of Issachar, named with Shunem and Anaharath (Joshua 19:19). Eusebius, Onomasticon identifies it with "Affarea," and places it 6 miles North of Legio-Megiddo. This position corresponds with that of the modern el-Ferriyeh, an ancient site with remarkable tombs Northwest of el-Lejjun.


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