- Joppa, a coast town of Judea, west-north-west of Jerusalem.
1) a city of Palestine on the Mediterranean, lying on the border of the tribes of Dan and Ephraim. It was subject to the Jews from the times of the Maccabees. It had a famous but dangerous port and carried on a flourishing trade. It is now called Jaffa.Literal: Joppa or Japho = "beautiful"
Of Hebrew origin [H3305]; Joppe (that is, Japho), a place in Palestine
KJV Usage: Joppa.