CHALPHI kăl’ fī (Χαλφεί). The father of Judas, a captain under Jonathan Maccabaeus (1 Macc 11:70 RSV). Chalphi, his son Judas, together with Matthias stood with Jonathan when others fled at Hazor after walking into an ambush. These rallied the forces and routed the enemy, killing 3000 men. In Josephus’ Antiquities XIII. v. 7. he is called Chapseus.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
Father of Judas, who, along with Mattathias, steadily supported Jonathan at the battle of Gennesar when the hosts of Demetrius’ princes were routed (1 Macc 11:70).