King James Bible

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Ephah


"Gloom. (1.) One of the five sons of Midian, and grandson of" "Abraham (Gen. 25:4). The city of Ephah, to which he gave his" "name, is mentioned Isa. 60:6, 7. This city, with its surrounding" "territory, formed part of Midian, on the east shore of the Dead" Sea. It abounded in dromedaries and camels (Judg. 6:5). "(2.) 1 Chr. 2:46, a concubine of Caleb. "(3.) 1 Chr. 2:47, a descendant of Judah. "Ephah, a word of Egyptian origin, meaning measure; a grain "measure containing "three seahs or ten omers," and equivalent to" the bath for liquids (Ex. 16:36; 1 Sam. 17:17; Zech. 5:6). The "double ephah in Prov. 20:10 (marg., "an ephah and an ephah")," "Deut. 25:14, means two ephahs, the one false and the other just."


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Definition of Ephah:
"weary; tired"