1. a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950
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  • For when he calls Joppa, "Joppa of the Phoenicians," -- he does not conclude Joppa within Phoenicia; but because the sea, washing upon that shore of Palestine, was divided in common speech into the Phoenician and the Egyptian sea (so Strabo before, "Afterward From the Talmud and Hebraica
  • 43 And it came to pass, that he tarried many days in Joppa with one Simon a tanner. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • He Lived at a place called Lydda in Palestine / Iserael which is in the plain of Sharon about 12 miles from the port of Jaffa also known as Joppa in the olden times which is about 20 miles from Jerusalem. Telegraph Blogs
  • I distinctly remember (although I cannot remember precisely when) suddenly realizing that "Joppa" (which I remembered from the movie Clash of the Titans) was "Jaffa" in the coastal region of modern Israel. Archive 2008-02-01
  • As Eve and her friends lingered yet a moment there, watching the picturesque figure splashing barelegged in the shallow water, one of the droll little craft known as Joppa-chaises came up beside them, a fulvous face appeared at its helm, a tawny hand was extended, and they left The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864
  • Side, "and the opening chapters of Miss Phelps's" Old Maids 'Paradise; "also the description of" Joppa, "by Grace Denio Litchfield, in" Only an The Wit of Women Fourth Edition
  • The morning of our setting out from Joppa is never to be forgotten. Daisy in the Field
  • Instead the Macedonians took the shorter path down the coast past Mount Carmel, then on to Joppa, where Jonah reportedly took ship before being swallowed by a great fish. Alexander the Great
  • Beauty, a sea-port in Dan (Josh. 19: 46); called Joppa (q.v.) in Easton's Bible Dictionary
  • I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, a certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; and it came even to me: upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes, I considered, and saw fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air. Acts 11.
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