Zaphon (Zay´fon)

A city east of the Jordan River that was included in the land given to the tribe of Gad (Josh 13:27). Formerly it belonged to the kingdom of Sihon. The site is mentioned in the story of Jephthah (Judg 12:1-7).

Josh 13:27

27and in the valley Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of King Sihon of Heshbon, the Jordan and its banks, as far as the lowe ... View more

Judg 12:1-7

Intertribal Dissension
1The men of Ephraim were called to arms, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, “Why did you cross over to fight against the Am ... View more

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