tappuah

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apple-region. (1.) A town in the valley or lowland of Judah; formerly a royal city of the Canaanites (Josh. 12:17; 15:34). It is now called Tuffuh, about 12 miles west of Jerusalem. (2.) A town on the border of Ephraim (Josh. 16:8). The "land" of Tappuah fell to Manasseh, but the "city" to Ephraim (17:8). (3.) En-tappuah, the well of the apple, probably one of the springs near Yassuf (Josh. 17:7).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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