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Beth-tappuah meaning

בית־תפוח
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🔼The name Beth-tappuah in the Bible

The name Beth-tappuah occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name of a town that came to be situated in the territory allotted to the tribe of Judah after the conquest of Canaan (Joshua 15:53).

🔼Etymology of the name Beth-tappuah

The name Beth-tappuah consists of two elements. The first part is identical to the common Hebrew word בית (bayit) meaning house:

The second part of our name is the same as the noun תפוח (tappuah), denoting some kind of love-apple:

🔼Beth-tappuah meaning

For a meaning of the name Beth-tappuah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read House Of Apples. BDB Theological Dictionary has Place Of Apples.

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