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Gath-he’pher, or Git’tah-he’pher (wine-press on the hill), a town on the border of the territory of Zebulun, not far from Japhia, now Yâfa, Josh. 19:12, 13, celebrated as the native place of the prophet Jonah. 2 Kings 14:25. El-Meshhad, a village two miles east of Sefûrieh, is the ancient Gath-hepher.