GEPHYRUN gĕ fī’ run (Γεφυρούν). According to the ASV, the name of a city (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
In 2 Macc 12:13, referring to the capture by Judas of a stronghold East of Jordan, the(British and American) reads, "And he also fell upon a certain city Gephyrun, .... it was named Gaspin." There appears to be some confusion in the text. There is nothing to indicate the relation between the two names. the renders, "He went also about to make a bridge." The name of the city in Josephus (Ant., XII, viii, 5) is EPHRON (which see).