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HEBREW: 1054 xwpt tyb Beth Tappuwach
NAVE: Beth-tappuah
EBD: Beth-tappuah
Beth Peor | Beth Rehob | Beth Shan | Beth Shemesh | Beth Shittah | Beth Tappuah | Beth Zur | Beth-aram | Beth-Ashbea | Beth-baalmeon | Beth-birei

Beth Tappuah

In Bible versions:

Beth Tappuah: NET NIV
Beth-Tappuah: AVS TEV
Beth-tappuah: NRSV NASB
a town in the hill country of Judah
Google Maps: Beth-tappuah (31° 31´, 35° 3´)


Strongs #01054: xwpt tyb Beth Tappuwach

Beth-tappuah = "house of the apple" of "place of apples"

1) a town in Judah

1054 Beth Tappuwach bayth tap-poo'-akh

from 1004 and 8598; house of (the) apple; Beth-Tappuach, a
place in Palestine:-Beth-tappuah.
see HEBREW for 01004
see HEBREW for 08598

Beth-tappuah [EBD]

house of apples, a town of Judah, now Tuffuh, 5 miles west of Hebron (Josh. 15:53).

Beth-tappuah [NAVE]

BETH-TAPPUAH, a town of Judah, Josh. 15:53.


BETH-TAPPUAH - beth-tap'-u-a (beth-tappuach; Beththapphoue, "place of apples" (see however APPLE)); A town in the hill country of Judah (Josh 15:53), probably near Hebron (el Tappuah, 1 Ch 2:43), possibly the same as Tephon (1 Macc 9:50). The village of Tuffuch, 3 1/2 miles Northwest of Hebron, is the probable site; it stands on the edge of a high ridge, surrounded by very fruitful gardens; an ancient highroad runs through the village, and there are many old cisterns and caves. (See PEF, III, 310, 379, Sh XXI. )

E. W. G. Masterman

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