Ephratah,

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 1 Chronicles 2:50 ) and probably 1Chr 2:24 and 1Chr 4:4 (B.C. 1695.)
  2. The ancient name of Bethlehem-judah. ( Genesis 35:16 Genesis 35:19 ; 48:7 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ephratah, or Ephrath'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.