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Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
The sea-port in Palestine in the Mediterranean. The name signifies beautyâ€”from Japhah, Here it was that Jonah went to flee from the presence of the Lord. (Jonah 1:3) Here Peter dwelt when sent for by Cornelius And Tabitha also lived here, whom Peter by the Lord raised from the dead. (See Acts 9:36; Act 10:5-6.)
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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Joppa'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/pmd/j/joppa.html. London. 1828.