Fausset's Bible Dictionary 
("watchtower") ( Judges 1:17). A Canaanite town, called after its destruction by Israel (See Hormah . In the extreme S. or wilderness of Judah. Now the pass Es Sufa from the Arabah border up to the high level of the S. country (Robinson). But Speaker's Commentary, "Rakhmah," an anagram of Hormah , some miles E. of Sebatah which is on the road to Suez , quarter of an hour N. of Rohebeh or Ruheibeh .
Rowlands identifies Zephath with Sebata , whose ruins extend 500 yards in length, 300 in width, 20 miles from Ain Gadis which Palmer makes Kadesh. Then the fort El Meshrifeh would command the only pass to Sebaita . The name of the low mountains 15 miles S.W. of Meshrifeh ; Ras Amir marks the hill country of the Amorites. Palmer makes Sebaita the city of Zephath, and Meshrifeh , three miles off, its protecting tower.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary 
A Canaanitish city afterwards called Hormah, one of the "uttermost cities of Judah southwards," afterwards assigned to Simeon, Joshua 12:14 15:30 19:4 . The name is supposed to be traceable in Sufah, a long and rough pass leading from the south up into the mountains of Judah. It was at Zephath that the Israelites were repulsed in attempting to ascend from Kadesh, Numbers 14:40-45 21:3 Deuteronomy 1:44 Judges 1:17 .
Smith's Bible Dictionary 
Holman Bible Dictionary 
Easton's Bible Dictionary 
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible 
ZEPHATH . See Hormah.
Morrish Bible Dictionary 
Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature 
Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Zephath'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/z/zephath.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature 
Ze´phath, a Canaanitish city, afterwards called Hormah (). The ancient designation is perhaps retained in the modern Sufah, the name of a difficult pass leading up from the Arabah to the south of Judah.
- Zephath from Fausset's Bible Dictionary
- Zephath from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
- Zephath from Smith's Bible Dictionary
- Zephath from Holman Bible Dictionary
- Zephath from Easton's Bible Dictionary
- Zephath from Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
- Zephath from Morrish Bible Dictionary
- Zephath from Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
- Zephath from Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature