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the eldest son of Midian, who gave his name to a city and small extent of land in the country of Midian, situated on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea, Genesis 25:4 . This country abounded with camels and dromedaries, Isaiah 60:6 , &c.

2. EPHAH, a measure both for things dry and liquid, in use among the Hebrews. The ephah for the former contained three pecks and three pints. In liquid measure it was of the same capacity as the bath.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Ephah'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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