Gathhepher

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Gathhepher ” means wine-press on the hill

Gathhepher : a town on the border of the territory of Zebulun, not far from Japhia, now 'Yafa , (Joshua 19:12,13) celebrated as the native place of the prophet Jonah. (2 Kings 14:25) El-Meshhad , a village two-miles east of Sefurieh , is the ancient Gath-hepher.

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