Smith's Bible Dictionary

Return to Smith's Main Index
Previous topic (Apelles ) 



Apes - (Heb. kophim) are mentioned in (1 Kings 10:22) and 2Chr 9:21 There can be little doubt that the apes were brought from the same country which supplied ivory and peacocks, both of which are common in Ceylon; and Sir E. Tennent has drawn attention to the fact that the Tamil names for apes, ivory and peacocks are identical with the Hebrew.

Next Topic (Apharsathchites, Apharsites, Apharsacites )




SpeakingBible Software © 2000-2007 by