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e'-fer (`epher, "calf," "young deer"; Apher, Opher:
(1) The second son of Midian, descended from Abraham by his wife Keturah (Gen 25:4; 1 Ch 1:33). See further Dillmann's Commentary on Gen (25:4).
(2) The third son of Ezra, descended from the tribe of Judah (1 Ch 4:17).
(3) The first of five heads of their fathers' houses, "mighty men of valor, famous men," in the halftribe of Manasseh, who dwelt between Bashan and Mt. Hermon (1 Ch 5:23,14).
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'epher'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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