Gath-hepher

Gath-hepher

(găth-hē`fər), in the Bible, town, ancient Palestine, near Nazareth. It was the home of Jonah. An alternate form is Gittah-hepher.
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Jonah, son of Amittai from Gath-hepher (2 Kgs 14:25) was a prophet during the reign of the Northern Kingdom's King Jeroboam II (786-746 B.