Holman Bible Dictionary
(ehn-tap pyoo' ah) Place name meaning, “spring of apple.” A spring near the town of Tappuah which marked the border of the tribe of Manasseh and Ephraim (Joshua 17:7 ). See Tappuah .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
EN-TAPPUAH . A place on the boundary of Manasseh ( Joshua 17:7 ). Generally identified with a spring near Yâsûf , in a valley to the S. of Mukhna, which drains into Wady Kanah. The place is probably the Tappuah (wh. see) of Joshua 16:8 ; Joshua 17:8 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Fountain of an apple
, the well of the apple, probably one of the springs near Yassuf (Joshua 17:7 )
- This was no doubt identical with En-tappuah
- " (Joshua 16:8 ; 17:8 ) Its full name was probably En-tappuah
- See Beth-Tappuah ; En-tappuah
- Thus the frequency of the Hebrew root En, meaning spring, in place names: En-dor (Joshua 17:11 ); En-eglaim (Ezekiel 47:10 ); En-gannim (Joshua 15:34 ); En-gedi (Joshua 15:62 ); En-haddah (Joshua 19:21 ); En-hakkore (Judges 15:19 ); En-hazor (Joshua 19:37 ); En-rimmon; (Nehemiah 11:29 ); En-rogel and En-shemesh (Joshua 15:7 ); and En-tappuah
(Joshua 17:7 )