Jephunneh

Jephunneh
   Nimble, or a beholder.
   1) The father of Caleb, who was Joshua's companion in exploring Canaan (Num. 13:6), a Kenezite (Josh. 14:14).
   2) One of the descendants of Asher (1 Chr. 7:38).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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