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Ophni

Ophni [N] [E] [H]

(mouldy ), a town of Benjamin, mentioned in ( Joshua 18:24 ) the same as the Gophna of Josephus a place which at the time of Vespasians invasion was apparently so important as to be second only to Jerusalem. It still survives in the modern Jifna or Jufna , 23 miles northwest of Bethel.


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

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