Ephah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
gloom. (1.) One of the five sons of Midian, and grandson of
Abraham (Gen. 25:4). The city of Ephah, to which he
name, is mentioned Isa. 60:6, 7. This city, with its
territory, formed part of Midian, on the east shore
of the Dead
Sea. It abounded in dromedaries and camels (Judg.
(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
measure containing "three seahs or ten omers," and
the bath for liquids (Ex. 16:36; 1 Sam. 17:17; Zech.
double ephah in Prov. 20:10 (marg., "an ephah and an
Deut. 25:14, means two ephahs, the one false and the
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