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Ephai

EPHAI

e'-fi, e'-fa-i (`ephay, in Qere, `ophai, in Kethibh; Iophe, Ophe, "gloomy," "obscuring," in the Septuagint, Septuagint):

"The Netophathite," whose sons were numbered among "the captains of the forces" left in Judah after the carrying away to Babylon (Jeremiah 40 Jeremiah 47). His sons assembled at Mizpah with Gedaliah, governor of the scattered Jews, and with him were slain by Ishmael, the son of Nethaniah (Jet 41:3).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'EPHAI'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.