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Ephraim

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One of the sons of Joseph. The name is derived from Pharah, fruitfulness. In the after ages of the church, the Lord frequently speaks of the whole church of Israel by the name of Ephraim. (See Jeremiah 31:20; Hosea 7:1; Hos 12:1; Hos 13:1) I do not presume to say the cause was, because the ten tribes had the chief city in Ephraim; but I think it probable. The Psalmist, when speaking of looking out a place for the ark, saith, we found it in Ephratah. (Psalms 132:6)


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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Ephraim'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/pmd/e/ephraim.html. London. 1828.

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