Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Tappush ” means the apple-city

  1. A city of Judah, of the Shefelah or lowland. (Joshua 15:34)
  2. A place on the boundary of the "children of Joseph." (Joshua 16:8; 17:8) Its full name was probably En-tappuah. (Joshua 17:7) ("Around the city was a district called the land of Tappuah; the city belonged to Ephraim and the land to Manasseh. (Joshua 17:8) " --Schaff.)
  3. One of the sons of Hebron, of the tribe of Judah. (1 Chronicles 2:43) It is doubtless the same as Beth-tappuah. (B.C. before 1450.)