And it came to pass, when Jabin king of Hazor had heard those things
, that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron, and to the king of Achshaph,
The king of Shimronmeron, one; the king of Achshaph, one;
And their border was Helkath, and Hali, and Beten, and Achshaph,
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A royal city of the Canaanites, Joshua 11:1 , conquered by Joshua, and assigned to the tribe of Asher, Joshua 12:20 ; 19:25 .
Morrish Bible Dictionary
A city on the border of Asher's lot. It is named between Beten and Alammelech. Joshua 19:25 . Its king was among the thirty and one kings slain by the children of Israel, he having risen with others to oppose the division of the land. Joshua 11:1 ; Joshua 12:20 . It has been identified with Kefr Yasif, 32 57' N, 35 10' E.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ACHSHAPH . About 17 miles E. of Tyre, now called Iksaf or Kesaf , on N.E. border of territory assigned to Asher ( Joshua 19:25 ). Its king joined Jabin’s confederacy, which was defeated by Joshua, and the ruler of Achshaph was amongst the slain ( Joshua 11:1 ; Joshua 12:20 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ahch' sshaf) or ACSHAPH (NIV) Place name meaning, “place of sorcery.” City state which joined Jabin, King of Hazor, in opposing Joshua as he invaded northern Israel (Joshua 11:1 ). Achshaph was a border city for Asher (Joshua 19:25 ). It was probably located near Acco, but its precise location is not known.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
People's Dictionary of the Bible
Achshaph (ăk'shaf), enchantment. Joshua 12:20. A city conquered by Joshua, and afterwards assigned to the tribe of Asher. It was not far from Accho. Joshua 19:25.
Achshaph - Achshaph . Its king joined Jabin’s confederacy, which was defeated by Joshua, and the ruler of Achshaph was amongst the slain ( Joshua 11:1 ; Joshua 12:20 )
Alam'Melech - (king's oak ), a place within the limits of Asher, named between Achshaph and Amad
Achshaph - Achshaph (ăk'shaf), enchantment
Beten - A town of Asher, noticed next to Achshaph
Achshaph - Achshaph was a border city for Asher (Joshua 19:25 )
Asher - The province allotted to this tribe was a maritime one, stretching along the coast from Sidon on the north to Mount Carmel on the south; including the cities Abdon, Achshaph, Accho, Achzib, Sarepta, Sidon, and Tyre
Jabin - Headed the confederacy of northern kings (Jobab of Madon, the kings of Shimron, Achshaph, etc