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(Heb. Yephunneh', יְפֻבֶּה, nimble), the name of two men.
1. (Sept. Ι᾿εφοννή, also Ι᾿εφονῆ and Ι᾿εφοννῆ .) The father of Caleb (q.v.), the faithful fellow explorer of Canaan with Joshua, in which paternal connection alone his name occurs (Numbers 13:6; Numbers 14:6; Numbers 14:30; Numbers 14:38; Numbers 26:65; Numbers 32:12; Numbers 34:19; Deuteronomy 1:36; Joshua 14:6; Joshua 14:13-14; Joshua 15:13; Joshua 21:12; 1 Chronicles 4:15; 1 Chronicles 6:56). B.C. 1698.
2. (Sept. Ι᾿εφινά .) One of the sons of Jether or Ithran, of the descendants of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:38). B.C. prob. ante 1017.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Jephunneh'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​j/jephunneh.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.