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En-tappuah meaning

עין תפוח
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🔼The name En-tappuah in the Bible

The name En-tappuah occurs only once in the Bible. It's a city on the southern border of the territory of Manasseh and the northern border of Ephraim. It was situated in a region called Tappuah and was either also known as Tappuah or was close to a city named such (Joshua 17:7).

🔼Etymology of the name En-tappuah

The name En-tappuah consists of two elements. The first part comes from the noun עין (ayin), meaning either fountain or spring, or eye:

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

🔼En-tappuah meaning

For a meaning of the name En-tappuah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Fountain Of The Apple Tree. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate our name but does confirm the above stated origin of its elements.

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