Tappuah (Tap´yoo-uh)

1 A town of the Shephelah (Josh 15:34), perhaps modern Beit Nettif, west of Bethlehem. 2 A northern town on the border of Ephraim and Manasseh (Josh 16:8), probably Tell Sheik Abu Zarad, south of Shechem. Ephraim possessed the town, but the territory of Tappuah was occupied by Manasseh (Josh 17:8). Menahem sacked Tappuah (2Kgs 15:16). A king of Tappuah was beaten by Joshua (Josh 12:17); probably one of the sites above is indicated.

Josh 15:34

34Zanoah, En-gannim, Tappuah, Enam,

Josh 16:8

8From Tappuah the boundary goes westward to the Wadi Kanah, and ends at the sea. Such is the inheritance of the tribe of the Ephraimites by their families,

Josh 17:8

8The land of Tappuah belonged to Manasseh, but the town of Tappuah on the boundary of Manasseh belonged to the Ephraimites.

2Kgs 15:16

16At that time Menahem sacked Tiphsah, all who were in it and its territory from Tirzah on; because they did not open it to him, he sacked it. He ripped open al ... View more

Josh 12:17

17the king of Tappuah

the king of Hepher

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