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Ephrath

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Ephratah, or Ephrath

(fruitful).

  1. Second wife of Caleb the son of Hezron, mother of Hur and grandmother of Caleb the spy, according to (1 Chronicles 2:19,50) and probably 1 Chronicles 2:24 and 1 Chronicles 4:4 (B.C. 1695.)
  2. The ancient name of Bethlehem-judah. (Genesis 35:16,19; 48:7)


Naves Topical Index
Ephrath

See Ephratah
Ephratah


Easton's Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite

A citizen of Ephratah, the old name of Bethlehem (Ruth 1:2; 1 Samuel 17:12), or Bethlehem-Judah.


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite

  1. An inhabitant of Bethlehem. (Ruth 1:2)
  2. An Ephraimite. (1 Samuel 1:1; 1 Kings 11:26)