a citizen of Ephratah, the old name of Bethlehem ( Ruth 1:2 ; 1 Samuel 17:12 ), or Bethlehem-Judah.
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Ephrathite". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .