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Ephah

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(See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.)

1. The first of Midian's sons, grandson of Abraham (Genesis 25:4; 1 Chronicles 1:33; Isaiah 60:6), "the dromedaries of Ephah" E. of the Dead Sea. Midian abounded in camels to carry their merchandise (Judges 6:5); the camel is the ship of the desert.

2. A concubine of Caleb of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:46).

3. Son of Jahdai (1 Chronicles 2:47) of Judah.


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Ephah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/e/ephah.html. 1949.

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