2445. Ioppé
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Ioppé: Joppa, a city of Pal.
Original Word: Ἰόππη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Ioppé
Phonetic Spelling: (ee-op'-pay)
Short Definition: Joppa
Definition: Joppa, a coast town of Judea, west-north-west of Jerusalem.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin Yapho
Joppa, a city of Pal.
NASB Translation
Joppa (10).

STRONGS NT 2445: Ἰόππη

Ἰόππη (to which common spelling the ancient lexicographers prefer Ἰοπη, cf. Movers, Phönizier, ii. 2, p. 176 Anm.), Ἰόππης, , (Hebrew יָפו i. e. beauty, from יָפָה to shine, be beautiful; (others make the name mean 'an eminence'; others besides)), Joppa, a city of Palestine on the Mediterranean, lying on the border of the tribes of Dan and Ephraim. It was subject to the Jews from the time of the Maccabees (). It had a celebrated but dangerous port and carried on a flourishing trade; now Yafa (not Jaffa): Acts 9:36, 38, 42; Acts 10:5, 8, 23, 32; Acts 11:5, 13. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Joppe; Rüetschi in Herzog vii., p. 4f; Fritzsche in Schenkel iii., 376f; (BB. DD.).


Of Hebrew origin (Yapho); Joppe (i.e. Japho), a place in Palestine -- Joppa.

see HEBREW Yapho

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