Places Study on Mount Ephraim

Places Study on Mount Ephraim

Joshua 17: And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the wood country, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount Ephraim be too narrow for thee.
Joshua 19: According to the word of the LORD they gave him the city which he asked, even Timnathserah in mount Ephraim: and he built the city, and dwelt therein.
Joshua 20: And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah.
Joshua 21: For they gave them Shechem with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with her suburbs,
Joshua 24: And they buried him in the border of his inheritance in Timnathserah, which is in mount Ephraim, on the north side of the hill of Gaash.
Joshua 24: And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him in a hill that pertained to Phinehas his son, which was given him in mount Ephraim.
Judges 4: And she dwelt under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in mount Ephraim: and the children of Israel came up to her for judgment.
Judges 7: And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.
Judges 10: And after Abimelech there arose to defend Israel Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he dwelt in Shamir in mount Ephraim.
Judges 17: And there was a man of mount Ephraim, whose name was Micah.
Judges 17: And the man departed out of the city from Bethlehemjudah to sojourn where he could find a place: and he came to mount Ephraim to the house of Micah, as he journeyed.
Judges 18: And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.
Judges 18: And they passed thence unto mount Ephraim, and came unto the house of Micah.
Judges 19: And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehemjudah.
Judges 19: And, behold, there came an old man from his work out of the field at even, which was also of mount Ephraim; and he sojourned in Gibeah: but the men of the place were Benjamites.
Judges 19: And he said unto him, We are passing from Bethlehemjudah toward the side of mount Ephraim; from thence am I: and I went to Bethlehemjudah, but I am now going to the house of the LORD; and there is no man that receiveth me to house.
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 9: And he passed through mount Ephraim, and passed through the land of Shalisha, but they found them not: then they passed through the land of Shalim, and there they were not: and he passed through the land of the Benjamites, but they found them not.
1 Samuel 14: Likewise all the men of Israel which had hid themselves in mount Ephraim, when they heard that the Philistines fled, even they also followed hard after them in the battle.
2 Samuel 20: The matter is not so: but a man of mount Ephraim, Sheba the son of Bichri by name, hath lifted up his hand against the king, even against David: deliver him only, and I will depart from the city. And the woman said unto Joab, Behold, his head shall be thrown to thee over the wall.
1 Kings 4: And these are their names: The son of Hur, in mount Ephraim:
1 Kings 12: Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
2 Kings 5: And he said, All is well. My master hath sent me, saying, Behold, even now there be come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets: give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of garments.
1 Chronicles 6: And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs,
2 Chronicles 13: And Abijah stood up upon mount Zemaraim, which is in mount Ephraim, and said, Hear me, thou Jeroboam, and all Israel;
2 Chronicles 15: And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominable idols out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from mount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the LORD, that was before the porch of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 19: And Jehoshaphat dwelt at Jerusalem: and he went out again through the people from Beersheba to mount Ephraim, and brought them back unto the LORD God of their fathers.
Jeremiah 4: For a voice declareth from Dan, and publisheth affliction from mount Ephraim.
Jeremiah 31: For there shall be a day, that the watchmen upon the mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise ye, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God.
Jeremiah 50: And I will bring Israel again to his habitation, and he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan, and his soul shall be satisfied upon mount Ephraim and Gilead.

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Hillel - Of Pirathonin Mount Ephraim, father of the judge ABDON (Judges 12:13; Judges 12:15)
Hil'Lel - (praise ), a native of Pirathon in Mount Ephraim, father of Abdon, one of the judges of Israel
Shalisha - A district adjoining Mount Ephraim on the west, 1 Samuel 9:4
he'Res - (the sun ), ( Judges 1:35 ) a city of Dan, in Mount Ephraim, near Ajalon; possibly identical with Mount Jearim (Ir-shemesh, city of the gun)
Zuph Plur. Zophim - An Ephrathite, ancestor of Amuel, and the region in Mount Ephraim which he inhabited, 1 Samuel 1:1 9:5 1 Chronicles 6:35
Naph'Tali, Mount, - the mountainous district which formed the main part of the inheritance of Naphtali, (Joshua 20:7 ) answering to "Mount Ephraim" in the centre and "Mount Judah" in the south of Palestine
Ben-Hur - ” Solomon's district supervisor over Mount Ephraim in charge of supplying the royal court one month a year (1 Kings 4:8 )
Tola - Son of Puah, of the tribe of Issachar: he judged Israel twenty-three years at Shamir in Mount Ephraim
Baal-Hamon - In Mount Ephraim, not far N
Kibza'im - (two heaps ), a city of Mount Ephraim, given up with its "suburbs" to the Kohathite Levites
Zereda - The fortress, a city on the north of Mount Ephraim; the birthplace of Jeroboam (1 Kings 11:26 )
Seirath - In Mount Ephraim, a continuation of the rugged, bushy ("like hair") hills which stretched to Judah's northern boundary (Joshua 15:10; Judges 3:26-27)
Gaash - of Gaash hill or mount was Timnath Serach, the city given by Israel to Joshua at his request, in the region "Mount Ephraim," where also he was buried (Joshua 19:49-50; Joshua 24:30; Judges 2:9)
Gaash - A hill in the district of Mount Ephraim, on the side of which Joshua was buried
Tola - Of the tribe of Issachar, judge of Israel, at Shamir in Mount Ephraim, for twenty-three years after the death of Abimelech, Judges 10:1,2
Mount Gaash - This was the memorable sepulchre of Joshua, in Tinmath Serah, in Mount Ephraim
Shal'Isha, the Land of, - It was a district near Mount Ephraim
Mount, Mountain - Thus in 2 Chronicles 13:4 it says "Mount Zemaraim, which is in Mount Ephraim," which means that mount Zemaraim was situated in the hill-country of Ephraim. Mount Ephraim does not refer to any particular mountain; but to the range of hills, or hill country in Ephraim, extending from Bethel to the plains of Jezreel
Gibeah of Phinehas - ), a city on Mount Ephraim which had been given to Phinehas ((24:33 "hill," A
Shamir - City in Mount Ephraim, the residence of Tola, one of the judges
Zer'Eda - , on Mount Ephraim
Zemara'im - (double fleece of wool ), a town in the allotment of Benjamin, ( Joshua 18:22 ) perhaps identical with Mount Zemaraim, mentioned in (2 Chronicles 13:4 ) only, which was "in Mount Ephraim," that is to say, within the general district of the highlands of that great tribe
Refuge, Cities of - On the west of Jordan were (1) Kadesh, in Naphtali; (2) Shechem, in Mount Ephraim; (3) Hebron, in Judah
Zeeb - Slain at what was in consequence called "the winepress of Zeeb," at the ford of Jordan, near the passes descending from Mount Ephraim
Tola - Judged for 23 years at Shamir in Mount Ephraim; here he died and was buried
se'Irath - ( Judges 3:26,27 ) It was in "Mount Ephraim," ver
Kibzaim - A city of Mount Ephraim (Joshua 21:22); given to the Kohathite Levites; ("two heaps"
Sha'Mir - ... A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial-place of Tola the judge
Shalisha - Between Mount Ephraim and Shalim
Shamir (1) - The judge Tola's home and burial place in Mount Ephraim (Judges 10:1-2)
Shamir - Home of Tola, the judge from the tribe of Issachar, in Mount Ephraim (Judges 10:1 )
Ramah - (Joshua 18:25) And there was a Ramah, called Ramathaim-Zophim, in Mount Ephraim, where Elkanah and Hannah, Samuel the prophet's parents, lived
na'Ioth - (habitations ), or more fully, "Naioth in Ramah," a place of Mount Ephraim, the birthplace of Samuel and Saul, and in which Samuel and David took refuge together after the latter had made his escape from the jealous fury of Saul
Mountain - "Mount Ephraim" is Ephraim's hilly country (2 Chronicles 15:8)
Gibeath - ( b ) Gibeath-Phinehas , in Mount Ephraim, where Eleazar was buried ( Joshua 24:33 ); site unknown
Cities of Refuge, - (1 Chronicles 6:76 ) ... SHECHEM , in Mount Ephraim
Hur - Ben-hur, or 'son of Hur,' commissariat officer of Solomon in Mount Ephraim
Arimathea, or Ramah - It has been supposed to be the same place as the Ramah of Mount Ephraim, the birthplace and residence of Samuel
Micah - A shortened form of Micaiah, who is like Jehovah?
A man of Mount Ephraim, whose history so far is introduced in Judges 17 , apparently for the purpose of leading to an account of the settlement of the tribe of Dan in Northern Palestine, and for the purpose also of illustrating the lawlessness of the times in which he lived (Judges 18 ; 19:1-29 ; 21:25 )
Tim'Nath-se'Rah - (Joshua 24:30 ) It is specified as "in Mount Ephraim on the north side of Mount Gaash
Timnath Heres - In Mount Ephraim on the N
Micah - An idolater in Mount Ephraim
Hosea - Before the coming of the Messiah there was probably no more Christ-like teacher than the prophet of Mount Ephraim, who provided our Lord with His favourite quotation, ‘I will have mercy [= ḥesed, love] and not sacrifice’; and it is evident that his prevision of a new covenant, linking Divine and human love in everlasting bonds, was scarcely less precious to the Apostle of the Gentiles than to the Saviour of the world
Ramah - It is said that its situation was in Mount Ephraim, 1 Samuel 1:1, a district without defined boundaries
Timnath-Serah - The city in Mount Ephraim given to Joshua ( Joshua 19:50 ), where he was buried ( Joshua 24:30 ), lying on the N
Elkanah - Lived at Ramathaim Zophim, or Ramah, in Mount Ephraim
Beersheba - The kingdom of the ten tribes extended from Beersheba to Mount Ephraim (2 Chronicles 19:4 )
Gibeah - In Mount Ephraim, called Gibeah of Phinehas, where Eleazar the son of Aaron was buried, Joshua 24:33
Hup'Pim - ) ... The "son of Hur" --Ben-Hur --was commissariat officer for Solomon in Mount Ephraim
Ephraim - A range of mountainous country, which runs through it, is called "the mountains of Ephraim," or "Mount Ephraim
Deb'Orah - ) She lived under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in Mount Ephraim, (Judges 4:5 ) which, as palm trees were rare in Palestine, "is mentioned as a well-known and solitary landmark
Rama - Contracted from Ramathaim Zophim, in Mount Ephraim (which included under its name the northern parts of Benjamin, Bethel, and Ataroth: 2 Chronicles 13:19; 2 Chronicles 15:8; Judges 4:5; 1 Samuel 1:1). The city where Samuel anointed Saul (1 Samuel 9-10) was probably not Samuel's own city Rama, for the city of Saul's anointing was near Rachel's sepulchre adjoining Bethlehem (1 Samuel 10:2), whereas Mount Ephraim wherein was Ramathaim Zophim did not reach so far S
Rama - ), a town of Mount Ephraim (1 Samuel 1:1,19 )
Zion - 178) takes Zion for a district name, like "Mount Ephraim
Phin'Ehas - (Joshua 22:13-32 ) In the partition of the country he received an allotment of his own --a hill on Mount Ephraim which bore his name
Eglon - Ehud retired to Seirath, in Mount Ephraim, and summoning by trumpet Israel from the E
Micah - A man of Mount Ephraim, whose history reveals the sad state of private life in Israel, as well as the mixture of idolatry with the name of Jehovah, early in the times of the Judges, Phinehas being still high priest
ra'Mah - All that is directly said as to its situation is that it was in Mount Ephraim, (1 Samuel 1:1 ) a district without defined boundaries, The position of Ramah is a much-disputed question
Gibeah - of Jerusalem on the Shechem (Nablus) road toward Mount Ephraim. " Saul first called the muster roll to discover the absentees; next he consulted the oracle of God; but when the noise in the Philistine host increased, with irreverent impatience (Isaiah 28:16) he desired the priest to stop the consultation, and put himself at the head of the people who, now that the Philistines fled, flocked to him from all their hiding places in Mount Ephraim
Eleazar - Mount Ephraim" (Joshua 24:33)
Phinehas - Phinehas had an allotment in Mount Ephraim; here on a hill bearing his name his father Eleazar was buried (Joshua 24:33)
Judges, Book of, - (Judges 19:1 ; 18:1 ) It records -- (a) The conquest of Laish by a portion of the tribe of Dan, and the establishment there of the idolatrous worship of Jehovah already instituted by Micah in Mount Ephraim
Beriah - Ezer and Elead his sons went down from Mount Ephraim to Gath to carry off the Gittites' cattle and were slain in the attempt
Josh'ua - Timnath-serah in Mount Ephraim was assigned as Joshua's peculiar inheritance
Gehazi - " In his master's name, under pretense of charity (!), as if wanting presents for "two sons of the prophets from Mount Ephraim," he obtained from Naaman two talents of silver and two changes of raiment
Samuel - He was a Levite by birth, 1 Corinthians 6:20 , and the son of Elkanah and Hannah, at Ramah in Mount Ephraim, northwest of Jerusalem
Joshua - Timnath-serah in Mount Ephraim was assigned as Joshua's peculiar inheritance
Ephraim - Mount Ephraim , Heb, har Ephraîm , is the name given to that part of the central range of Western Palestine occupied by Ephraim, corresponding in part to the modern Jebel Nâblus the district under the governor of Nâblus . ] , ‘Mount Ephraim
Ramah - A city in Mount Ephraim, called also Ramathaim-Zophim, or Ramah of the Zuphites, the place of Samuel's birth, residence, and burial, 1 Samuel 1:1,19 7:17 8:4 25:1 28:3
Joshua - Having thus subdued the Canaanites, Joshua divided the land among the tribes, Timnath-serah in Mount Ephraim being assigned to himself as his own inheritance
Abijah - His speech on mount Zemaraim in Mount Ephraim, before the battle, urged on Jeroboam the justice of his cause, that God had given the kingdom to David and his sons forever "by a covenant of salt," and that Judah had the regular temple service and priesthood, whereas Israel had made golden calves their idols, and had cast out the priests; therefore "fight not ye against the Lord God of your fathers, for ye shall not prosper" (2 Chronicles 13)
Beer-Sheba - This idiom also served to show the extent of the reforms of three southern kings: Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:4 , “Beer-sheba to Mount Ephraim”), Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 30:5 , “Beer-sheba even to Dan”), and Josiah (2 Kings 23:8 , “from Geba to Beer-sheba”)
Beersheba - ... "From Geba to Beersheba" or "from Beersheba to Mount Ephraim" was the formula comprehending the southern kingdom of Judah after the severance of Israel's ten tribes (2 Kings 23:8; 2 Chronicles 19:4), and on the return from Babylon still narrower, "from Beersheba to the valley of Hinnom" (Nehemiah 11:30)
Samuel - Son of Elkanah of Ramathaim Zophim in Mount Ephraim, and Hannah. )... The father, though sprung from Korah the Levite, lived in Mount Ephraim, and became incorporated with Ephraim
Hannah - All the more-Why is it? Is it to spare and shield them from the preoccupation and the dispersion of affection, and from the coldness and the rudeness and the neglect of one another that so many of their neighbours suffer from? And is it to teach them a far finer tenderness, and a far rarer honour, and a far sweeter solicitude for one another? Or, on the other hand, is it out of pure jealousy on God's part? Is it that He may be able to say to them, Am I not better to thee than ten sons? Or, again, is it in order to make them meet, long before His other sons and daughters around them are made meet, for that life in which they shall neither marry nor be given in marriage? Which of all these reasons, or what other reason, has their God for what He does with so many of His best saints? But all this time we have been intruding into those things of which he says to us-What is that to thee?... Elkanah of Mount Ephraim, Hannah's husband, was, as we say, a true gentleman. But, unless God was mocked on Mount Ephraim as He has never been mocked anywhere else, it does not need a prophet to tell us, if not Peninnah's past as a maiden and a young wife, then her future as an old mother and a widow. Elkanah and Hannah invented a sin against married life on Mount Ephraim, and, while they were forgiven for it, all the time the vengeance that was taken on it, and on them on account of it broke every bone in their body and every hard spot in their heart. And one of them is Hannah of Mount Ephraim, and the other is Teresa of Mount Carmel
Asa - After this exhortation, Asa, being animated with new courage, destroyed the idols of Judah, Benjamin, and Mount Ephraim; repaired the altar of burnt-offerings; and assembled Judah and Benjamin, with many from the tribes of Simeon, Ephraim, and Manasseh, and on the third day, in the fifteenth year of his reign, celebrated a solemn festival
Jonathan - Micah afterwards found a Levite for the service, who had sojourned in Bethlehem Judah and left it to seek maintenance where he could, in Mount Ephraim. A panic ensued, the Philistines thought themselves outnumbered, and an earthquake completed the confusion; and the Israelites, with the Philistines in the camp an those hidden heretofore in Mount Ephraim and now emerging, joined in the pursuit as far W
Ebal - The conquest of the heart of the country by Joshua, Mount Ephraim, Esdraelon or the Jezreel valley, is not detailed; but the narrative passes from his conquest of the S
Micah - Of Mount Ephraim
Blood - ... If the latter reached one of the six cities, (Kedesh in Naphtali, Shechem in Mount Ephraim, Hebron in the hill country of Judah, W
Ephraim (1) - The northern half of central Palestine was "Mount Ephraim," hills of limestone material, intersected by wide plains with streams of running water, and therefore, clothed with vegetation
Shechem (1) - Joshua made "Shechem in Mount Ephraim" one of the six cities of refuge (Joshua 20:7)
Joshua, Book of - To Joshua was given an inheritance, Timnath-serah in Mount Ephraim
Issachar - ... Tola the judge was of Issachar, though his abode was at Shamir in Mount Ephraim
Jehoshaphat - to Mount Ephraim in the N
Saul - , "Gibeah of God"), Saul and his servant went toward the north-west over Mount Ephraim, and then turning north-east they came to "the land of Shalisha," and thence eastward to the land of Shalim, and at length came to the district of Zuph, near Samuel's home at Ramah (9:5-10)
Palestine - toward Mount Ephraim especially strike the eye. Mount Ephraim (jebel Nablus) contains some of the most productive land in Palestine
Samuel, First Book of - He was the son of Hannah and Elkanah, a descendant of Korah, of Ramathaim-zophim, of Mount Ephraim
the Disobedient Prophet - And the decayed old creature rode down the Judean road at a pace he had not ridden since he used, as a godly youth, to be sent out on errands of life and death and mercy from Samuel's School of Mount Ephraim
Joshua - ... Joshua was buried in the border of his inheritance in Timnath Serah (probably now Kefr Haris) in Mount Ephraim, on the northern side of the hill Gaash (Joshua 24:30)
Judges, the Book of - It records:... (1) Micah's idolatry in Mount Ephraim, and the Danite adoption of it in Laish, the conquest of which is narrated
Joshua - This is the more remarkable since at Joshua 8:30-35 we have a statement of how Joshua built an altar at Ebal, before the country between Gilgal and Mount Ephraim was subdued
Samuel - And it is admitted-it is no fancy to say it-that our modern universities, divinity halls, and great public schools, have all their far-down roots in Mount Ephraim, and in Samuel's great college which he founded there
Palesti'na - The hills assume here a more varied aspect than in the southern districts, springs are more abundant and more permanent until at last, when the district of Jebel Nablus is reached--the ancient Mount Ephraim-the traveller encounters an atmosphere and an amount of vegetation and water which are greatly superior to anything he has met with in Judea and even sufficient to recall much of the scenery of the West