a forest in which a fatal battle was fought between the army of David and that of Absalom, who was killed there ( 2 Samuel 18:6 2 Samuel 18:8 ). It lay on the east of Jordan, not far from Mahanaim, and was some part of the great forest of Gilead.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Ephraim, Wood of". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".