the Hebrew word rendered "inhabitants" in Joshua 17:7 , but probably rather the name of the village Yeshepheh, probably Yassuf, 8 miles south of Shechem.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Yeshebi". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".