Aphik @ Judges:1:31); Aphek Joshua:13:4Joshua:19:30), stronghold. (1.) A city of the tribe of Asher. It was the scene of the licentious worship of the Syrian Aphrodite. The ruins of the temple, "magnificent ruins" in a "spot of strange wildness and beauty", are still seen at Afka, on the north-west slopes of Lebanon, near the source of the river Adonis (now Nahr Ibrahim), 12 miles east of Gebal. (2.) A city of the tribe of Issachar, near to Jezreel ( 1Samuel:4:11Samuel:29:1; comp. 28:4). (3.) A town on the road from Damascus to Palestine, in the level plain east of Jordan, near which Benhadad was defeated by the Israelites (kjvKings:20:26,30; 2Kings:13:17). It has been identified with the modern Fik, 6 miles east of the Sea of Galilee, opposite Tiberias.