(strength), the name of several places in Palestine.
A city, apparently in the extreme north of Asher, (Joshua 19:30) from which the Canaanites were not ejected, (Judges 1:31) though here it is Aphik. This is probably the same place as APHEK, (Joshua 13:4) on the extreme north "border of the Amorites,"; identified with the Aphaca of classical times, the modern Afka.
* See other occurrences of the same term: Aphek.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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