Places Study on Tophel

Places Study on Tophel

Deuteronomy 1: These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Red sea, between Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Tophel
Lime, a place in the wilderness of Sinai (Deuteronomy 1:1 ), now identified with Tafyleh or Tufileh, on the west side of the Edomitish mountains.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Tophel
Tufileh, (Robinson, Bibl. Res. ii. 570), S.E. of the Dead Sea. Ninety-nine springs and rivulets flowing into the Ghor water the neighbourhood. It is surrounded by apple, apricot, fig, pomegranate, and olive trees. It is naturally chosen as a landmark (Deuteronomy 1:1).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Tophel
(toh' fehl) Place near the site of Moses' farewell speech o Israel (Deuteronomy 1:1 ), identified with et-Tafileh about fifteen miles southeast of the Dead Sea between Kerak and Petra. It may represent the name of a territory rather than a city.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Tophel
Place in the wilderness, mentioned only in Deuteronomy 1:1 . Identified by some with et TufiIeh, a very fertile region, south-east of the Dead Sea, 30 56' N, 35 37' E.

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Dizahab - The proposed identification of Tophel with et-Tafile , S