a valley in the west of Judah, near Mareshah; the scene of Asa's conflict with Zerah the Ethiopian (2 Chr. 14:9-13). Identified with the Wady Safieh.
Then Asa went out to meet him, and they set the battle in array in the valley of zephathah at Mareshah.
The fifth valley is that of zephathah, which is known to-day in its upper course as the Wady el-Afranj.