Japhleti

Japhleti

(jăflē`tī), in the Bible, clan, in a region between Ataroth-adar and lower Beth-horonBeth-horon
, in the Bible, name of two neighboring towns on the northerly road from Lod to Jerusalem. They are the modern Beit Ur at Tahta and Beit Ur al Fawga in the West Bank. In this strategic locality two historic Jewish victories were gained, by Joshua and by Judas Maccabaeus.
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, probably in the vicinity of the present-day Ramallah (West Bank). It was either of Canaanite origin or of the tribe of Asher.
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