Tiphsah (Tif´suh)

1 A city that marked a northern extremity of Solomon’s kingdom (1Kgs 4:24). It is probably modern Dibseh, on the west bank of the Euphrates River.2 The site of a brutal destruction by Menahem (2Kgs 15:16), likely modern Sheikh Abu Zarad, about eight miles northwest of Shiloh.

1Kgs 4:24

24For he had dominion over all the region west of the Euphrates from Tiphsah to Gaza, over all the kings west of the Euphrates; and he had peace on all sides.

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

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