Places Study on Ephrath

Places Study on Ephrath

Genesis 35: And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.
Genesis 35: And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.
Genesis 48: And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when yet there was but a little way to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is Bethlehem.
Ruth 1: And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
1 Samuel 1: Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite:
1 Samuel 17: Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul.
1 Kings 11: And Jeroboam the son of Nebat, an Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomon's servant, whose mother's name was Zeruah, a widow woman, even he lifted up his hand against the king.
1 Chronicles 2: And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took unto him Ephrath, which bare him Hur.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Ephrath
(See EPHRATAH.)

Holman Bible Dictionary - Ephrath
(ee' frath) Alternate spelling of Ephratah. See Ephratah .



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ephrath, Ephrathah
EPHRATH, EPHRATHAH . See Bethlehem, and Caleb-ephrathah.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ephratah , Ephrath
1. Ancient name of Bethlehem-judah. Genesis 35:16,19 ; Genesis 48:7 ; Ruth 4:11 ; Psalm 132:6 ; Micah 5:2 .

2. Caleb's second wife and mother of Hur. 1 Chronicles 2:19,50 : cf. also 1 Chronicles 4:4 .

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Ephrath
See Ephratah

Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Ephrath
Caleb's second wife, who was the mother of Hur, 1 Chronicles 2:19 . From her, it is believed that the city of Ephratah, otherwise called Bethlehem, where our Lord was born, had its name; and this city is more than once known in Scripture by the name of Ephrath, Genesis 35:16 .

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Ephrath
Or EPHRATAH

1. The second wife of Caleb, and mother of Hur, 1 Chronicles 2:19 ; supposed by some to have given her name to the city of Ephrath or Beth-lehem, 1 Chronicles 2:50,51 4:4 . Compare Genesis 35:16,19 . Elimelech was an Ephrathite of Bethlehem, Ruth 1:2 4:11 ; so also was David, 1 Samuel 17:12 .

2. A name of Ephraim and Ephreimites, 1 Samuel 1:1 1 Kings 11:26 Psalm 132:6 .

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Ephratah - Ephrath
Ephrath, Ephrathah - Ephrath, EphrathAH . See Bethlehem, and Caleb-Ephrathah
Chilion - An Ephrathite of Bethlehem Judah (formerly Ephrath, Genesis 35:19)
Ephratah - Ephrath, Ephratah... This is the same as Bethlehem, where Christ was born
Ephratah - ” Modern translations spell Ephrathah. Town near which Jacob buried his wife Rachel (Genesis 35:16-19 ; usually translated in English as Ephrath). Genesis 36:16 seems to indicate that Ephrath(ah) must have been near Bethel. Genesis 35:19 , however, identifies Ephrath(ah) with Bethlehem. Micah 5:2 also appears to equate Bethlehem and Ephrath(ah) as the home of the coming Messiah. This, in turn, was based on Bethlehem ( 1 Samuel 16:1 ) and Ephrath(ah) (1 Samuel 17:12 ) as the home of David's father Jesse and thus of David. Naomi's husband Elimelech was an Ephrathite from Bethlehem (Ruth 1:2 ). In Ruth 4:11 Bethlehem and Ephrathah are apparently identified in poetic parallelism. It may be that Ephrathah was a clan name of a family in Bethlehem whose importance made the clan name a synonym for the city. The parallelism in Psalm 132:6 seems to equate Ephrathah with “the field of Jaar” (NAS and most modern translations). Shobal, the founder of Kiriath-jearim, was the son of Ephrathah, Caleb's wife (1Chronicles 2:19, 1 Chronicles 2:50 ). In 1 Chronicles 4:4 Ephrathah's son Hur was the father of Bethlehem. Ephrathah may have been a clan name associated with several different geographical localities, the most famous of which was Bethlehem. Caeb's wife ( 1 Chronicles 2:50 ; spelled Ephrath in 1 Chronicles 2:19 ; compare 1 Chronicles 4:4 )
Caleb-Ephrathah - CALEB-EphrathAH . It is not improbable, however, that we should read: ‘after Hezron died, Caleb came unto Ephrath the wife of Hezron his father
Ephrath - From her, it is believed that the city of Ephratah, otherwise called Bethlehem, where our Lord was born, had its name; and this city is more than once known in Scripture by the name of Ephrath, Genesis 35:16
Caleb Ephratah - Therefore, the reading in Jerome's Hebrew Bible and in the Septuagint is probably correct, "Caleb came in unto Ephrath" (compare 1 Chronicles 2:19; 1 Chronicles 2:50). ... Caleb had two wives, Azubah mother of Jerioth (according to Jerome's reading), and Ephrath mother of Hur, this second marriage of Caleb not taking place until after Hezron's death
Ephratah - Ephratah (çf'ra-tah, or e-frâ-tah), or Ephrath (çf'rath, or ç'frath), fruitful, 1
Ephrathite - Inhabitant of Ephrath or Beth-lehem-judah
Ephrath - The second wife of Caleb, and mother of Hur, 1 Chronicles 2:19 ; supposed by some to have given her name to the city of Ephrath or Beth-lehem, 1 Chronicles 2:50,51 4:4 . Elimelech was an Ephrathite of Bethlehem, Ruth 1:2 4:11 ; so also was David, 1 Samuel 17:12
ra'Chel - "Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem. " (Genesis 35:19,20 ) The site of Rachel's tomb, "on the way to Bethlehem," "a little way to come to Ephrath," "in the border of Benjamin," never been questioned
Rachel - It was near Ephrath . In other places, however ( Ruth 1:2 ; Ruth 4:11 , Micah 5:2 ), Ephrath is another name for Bethlehem , as it is also explained in Genesis 35:19 ; Genesis 48:7
Bezaleel - Hur was the offspring of Caleb and Ephrath, and one of his descendants was Salmon, or Salmah, figuratively "father of Bethlehem," actually father of Boaz, and progenitor of the royal house of David of Bethlehem (1 Chronicles 2:19; 1 Chronicles 2:50-51; 1 Chronicles 2:54; Ruth 4:20-21)
Bethlehem - Known originally as Ephrath, Bethlehem was a small town a few kilometres south of Jerusalem
Beth'Lehem - Its earliest name was Ephrath or EPHRATAH
Bethlehem - Nearby was Rachel's burial-place (still marked by a white mosque near the town), and called Ephrath, Genesis 35:19; the home of Naomi, Boaz, and Ruth, Ruth 1:19; birthplace of David, 1 Samuel 17:12; burial-place of Joab's family, 2 Samuel 2:32; taken by the Philistines, and had a noted well, 2 Samuel 23:14-15; fortified by Rehoboam, 2 Chronicles 11:6; foretold as the birthplace of Christ, Micah 5:2; the birthplace of Jesus, Matthew 2:1; was visited by the shepherds, Luke 2:15-17, and by the Magi, Matthew 2:1-23
Bethlehem - This also gave it its ancient name Ephrath, fruitful, Genesis 48:7 Micah 5:2
Bethlehem - ... Apparently it was originally called Ephrath, Genesis 35:16,19 ; Genesis 48:7 ; and was afterwards called EPHRATAH, Ruth 4:11 ; Psalm 132:6
Bethlehem - It was originally called Ephrath (Genesis 35:16,19 ; 48:7 ; Ruth 4:11 )
Benjamin - His birth took place at Ephrath, on the road between Bethel and Bethlehem, at a short distance from the latter place
Bethlehem - Existing at the time of Jacob's return to Palestine; originally called Ephrath or Ephrath, i
Bethlehem - Bethlehem of Judah, otherwise Ephrath or Ephrathah , now represented by the town of Beit Lahm , 5 miles S
Benjamin - ] ( Genesis 35:16 ) puts his birth near Ephrath in Benjamin. A later interpolation identifies Ephrath with Bethlehem, but cf
Burial - Rachel died, and was buried near Ephrath; "and Jacob set a pillar upon her grave" (16-20)
Caleb - Son of Hezron, son of Pharez, son of Judah; father of Hur by Ephrath; grandfather of Caleb the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah
Jacob - From Bethel Jacob led his caravan to Ephrath, a few miles from which place Rachel died in childbirth. This Ephrath was evidently not far from Bethel, and well to the north of Jerusalem ( 1 Samuel 10:2 f. , Jeremiah 31:15 ); and therefore the gloss ‘the same is Bethlehem’ must be due to a confusion with the other Ephrath ( Ruth 4:11 , Micah 5:2 ), which was south of Jerusalem. But it cannot he proved that the two allusions coalesce; and actually nothing is known of the site of Jacob’s encampment, except that it was between Ephrath and Hebron
Rachel - A little way from Ephrath, which is Bethlehem, Rachel died and was buried, and Jacob set a pillar on her grave
Jacob - While journeying from Bethel to Ephrath (the Canaanitish name of Bethlehem), Rachel died in giving birth to her second son Benjamin (35:16-20), fifteen or sixteen years after the birth of Joseph
Bethlehem - ... It is in the early patriarchal history that we meet first with Bethlehem, under its ancient name of Ephrath. ] ‘When I came from Padan,’ said Jacob on his deathbed, recounting to Joseph in Egypt his chequered history, ‘Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when yet there was but a little way to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is Bethlehem’ (Genesis 48:7; cf
Ephraim (1) - " Jacob called to mind God's promise at Luz, "I will make thee fruitful," a Hebrew word related to Ephraim and to Ephrath, the scene of the death of his darling wife, Ephraim's grandmother (Genesis 35:11; Genesis 35:16; Genesis 48:4; Genesis 48:7; Genesis 48:13-19)
Jeremiah, Book of - Some judge it to have been a vision only, and others that Ephrath (that is Bethlehem) is meant instead of the Euphrates
Bethlehem - a city in the tribe of Judah, Judges 17:7 ; and likewise called Ephrath, Genesis 48:7 ; or Ephratah, Micah 5:2 ; and the inhabitants of it, Ephrathites, Ruth 1:2 ; 1 Samuel 17:12
Benjamin - Rachel's second son, the only son of Jacob born in Palestine (Genesis 35:16-19), on the road between Betheland Bethlehem Ephrath, near the latter (Genesis 48:7) (probably "the fertile", from parah , corresponding to the town's other name, Bethlehem, "bread-house
Jacob - The death of his mother's nurse (Genesis 35:8 ; Genesis 24:59 ) was followed by the death of his beloved wife Rachel while giving birth to Benjamin at Ephrath (Genesis 35:19 ; Genesis 48:7 )
Canaan - The Semitic names Melchizedek, Hamer, Sisera, Salem, Ephrath are doubtless not the original Canaanite names, but their Hebraized forms
Judea - In the southeast quarter of the province were situated Bethlehem, or Ephrath, about six miles south from the capital; Bethzur, now St