Places Study on Ophni

Places Study on Ophni

Joshua 18: And Chepharhaammonai, and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities with their villages:
1 Samuel 1: And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in Shiloh. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, were there.
1 Samuel 2: And this shall be a sign unto thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day they shall die both of them.
1 Samuel 4: So the people sent to Shiloh, that they might bring from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth between the cherubims: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.
1 Samuel 4: And the ark of God was taken; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were slain.
1 Samuel 4: And the messenger answered and said, Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God is taken.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Ophni
Mouldy, a city of Benjamin (Joshua 18:24 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ophni
OPHNI. A town of Benjamin ( Joshua 18:24 ); unknown.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Ophni
Wearisomeness; folding together
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Ophni
A town in the N.E. of Benjamin (Joshua 18:24.). Possibly founded by a non Israelite tribe. The Gophna of Josephus, said to be only second in importance to Jerusalem (B.J. 3:3, section 5; Ant. 14:11, section 2, 12:2). Now Jufna, 2 1/2 miles N.W. of Bethel.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ophni
City in Benjamin. Joshua 18:24 . Identified by some with Jufna, 31 58' N, 35 13' E .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Ophni
(ahf' ni) Name meaning, “high place.” Town allotted to Benjamin (Joshua 18:24 ). Ophni was likely in the vicinity of Geba and is perhaps Jifna, three miles northwest of Bethel near the intersection of the Jerusalem-Shechem road and the road leading from the Plain of Sharon to Bethel.



The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Ophni
A city of Benjamin, (Joshua 18:24) perhaps from Gophni, weary.

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Ophni - Ophni
Ophni - Ophni was likely in the vicinity of Geba and is perhaps Jifna, three miles northwest of Bethel near the intersection of the Jerusalem-Shechem road and the road leading from the Plain of Sharon to Bethel