HAPHARAIM (hă-fa-rā'ĭm, Heb. hăphāraîyim, two pits). A city located near Shunem in Issachar (Josh.19.19). Modern Et-Taiyibeh.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A town in the territory of Issachar, named with Shunem and Anaharath (Jos 19:19). Eusebius, Onomasticon identifies it with "Affarea," and places it 6 miles North of Legio-Megiddo. This position corresponds with that of the modern el-Ferriyeh, an ancient site with remarkable tombs Northwest of el-Lejjun.