Word Summary
Apheq: perhaps "fortress", the name of several places in Palestine
Original Word: אֲפֵק
Transliteration: Apheq
Phonetic Spelling: (af-ake')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: perhaps "fortress", the name of several places in Palestine
Meaning: Aphek -- perhaps "fortress", the name of several places in Palestine
Strong's Concordance
Aphek, Aphik

Or raphiyq {af-eek'}; from 'aphaq (in the sense of strength); fortress; Aphek (or Aphik), the name of three places in Palestine -- Aphek, Aphik.

see HEBREW 'aphaq


H663. Apheq

אֲפִיק אֲפֵק‎ (Judges 1:31) proper name, of a location Aphek (perhaps enclosure, or fortress). **now probable that 1 should include Joshua 12:18; 1 Samuel 4:1; 29:1 and 2 Kings 13:22: ᵐ5‎L; town not near Jezreel, but at north end of philistine plain; compare ᵐ5‎Li. with Wecompare 254 Dr1 Samuel 29:11 RSOTJC 2.435 GASmGeogr. 400 f. BuhlGeogr. 212 (and N.) BuRS 235 f.; more doubtful are 1 Kings 20:26; 20:30; 2 Kings 13:17 (Kit 1 Kings 20:26); these, with Joshua 19:30; Judges 1:31, might denote an Aphek near Jezreel.

1 city near Jezreel (Assyrian Ap‡u, compare DlPa 287) Joshua 12:18; 1 Samuel 29:1 (אֲפֵ֑קָה‎, so) 1 Kings 20:26, 30 compare 2 Kings 13:7

2 city in tribe of Asher Joshua 19:30; Judges 1:31 (אֲפִיק‎).

3 city northeast of Beirût, modern Afqa Joshua 13:4 אֲפֵ֑קָת‎ see Di.

4 place near Mizpah 1 Samuel 4:1 (compare 7:12).