|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
Village, one of the four cities of the Gibeonitish Hivites with whom Joshua made a league (9:17). It belonged to Benjamin. It has been identified with the modern Kefireh, on the west confines of Benjamin, about 2 miles west of Ajalon and 11 from Jerusalem.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ke-fi'-ra (ha-kephirah; Codex Vaticanus, Kapheira (Joshua 9); Codex Alexandrinus has Chepheira, Codex Vaticanus has kai Pheira (Joshua 18)): One of the cities of the Hivites who by guile made alliance with Israel (Joshua 9:17). It was in the lot of Benjamin (Joshua 18:26), and was reoccupied after the return from Babylon (Ezra 2:25 Nehemiah 7:29). It is represented by the modern Kefireh, to the Southwest of Gibeon, and North of Karyat el-`Anab. It stands on high ground, with many ancient remains.
Chephirah (4 Occurrences)
Joshua 9:17 The children of Israel traveled and came to their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath Jearim. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Joshua 18:26 Mizpeh, Chephirah, Mozah, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Ezra 2:25 The children of Kiriath Arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Nehemiah 7:29 The men of Kiriath Jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)