Japhia

Japhia

(jəfī`ə), in the Bible. 1 King of Lachish slain by Joshua. 2 Son of David. 3 Town, N central ancient Palestine, the present-day Yafa, Israel. Remains of an ancient synagogue were found there.
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Returning athletes: Lauren Brunk (Sr., distance), Sara Clapp (Sr., sprints), Lexi Hood (Sr., hurdles), Japhia Powell (Sr., throws), Meghan Fletcher (Sr., high jump/sprints), Emilia Swierczek (Sr., jumps), Julia Reglewski (So., throws)
It also ran from Sarid along the eastern side, where the sun rises, past the territory of Chisloth-tabor and on to Daberath, and ascended to Japhia. From there it ran [back] to the east, toward the sunrise, to Gath-hepher, to Eth-kazin, and on to Rimmon, where it curved to Neah.
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