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