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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel;
[syn: ephah, epha]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ephah \E"phah\, or Epha \E"pha\, n. [Heb. '[=e]ph[=a]h.] A Hebrew dry measure, supposed to be equal to two pecks and five quarts. Ten ephahs make one homer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ephah n 1: an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel [syn: ephah, epha]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Ephah gloom. (1.) One of the five sons of Midian, and grandson of Abraham (Gen. 25:4). The city of Ephah, to which he gave his name, is mentioned Isa. 60:6, 7. This city, with its surrounding territory, formed part of Midian, on the east shore of the Dead Sea. It abounded in dromedaries and camels (Judg. 6:5). (2.) 1 Chr. 2:46, a concubine of Caleb. (3.) 1 Chr. 2:47, a descendant of Judah. Ephah, a word of Egyptian origin, meaning measure; a grain measure containing "three seahs or ten omers," and equivalent to the bath for liquids (Ex. 16:36; 1 Sam. 17:17; Zech. 5:6). The double ephah in Prov. 20:10 (marg., "an ephah and an ephah"), Deut. 25:14, means two ephahs, the one false and the other just.
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):

Ephah, weary; tired




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