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Epher

Epher [N] [H] [S]

a calf.

  • One of the sons of Midian, who was Abraham's son by Keturah ( Genesis 25:4 ).

  • The head of one of the families of trans-Jordanic Manasseh who were carried captive by Tiglath-pileser ( 1 Chronicles 5:24 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Epher". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Epher [N] [E] [S]

    dust; lead
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Epher'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Epher [N] [E] [H]

    (a calf ), the second, in order, of the sons of Midian. ( Genesis 25:4 ; 1 Chronicles 1:33 ) (B.C. 1820).


    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Epher'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    Epher. [N] [E] [H]

    1. A son of Ezra, among the descendants of Judah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:17 )
    2. One of the heads of the families of Manasseh on the east of Jordan. ( 1 Chronicles 5:24 )

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Epher'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    EPHER

    e'-fer `epher, "calf," "young deer"; Apher, Opher:

    (1) The second son of Midian, descended from Abraham by his wife Keturah (Genesis 25:4; 1 Chronicles 1:33). See further Dillmann's Commentary on Genesis (Genesis 25:4).

    (2) The third son of Ezra, descended from the tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 4:17).

    (3) The first of five heads of their fathers' houses, "mighty men of valor, famous men," in the halftribe of Manasseh, who dwelt between Bashan and Mt. Hermon (1 Chronicles 5:23,14).


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