Ioppé: Joppa, a city of Pal.Original Word: Ἰόππη, ης, ἡPart of Speech:
Joppa, a coast town of Judea, west-north-west of Jerusalem.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin YaphoDefinition
Joppa, a city of Pal.NASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2445: ἸόππηἸόππη
(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 (<105-63 b.c.="">). 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.).<1>
Of Hebrew origin (Yapho); Joppe (i.e. Japho), a place in Palestine -- Joppa.
see HEBREW Yapho