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Achshaph

Meaning: fascination.

This was the name of an ancient royal city of the Canaanites, in the north of Canaan (Joshua 11:1; 12:20; 19:25). It was in the eastern boundary of the tribe of Asher.

There are several opinions as to its exact location, including Tell Keisan, Tell Regev, Tell Harbaj and Tell an-Nakhl.

Article Version: March 19, 2021