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Map of Old Testament Israel - Hill Country of Ephraim
Hill Country of Ephraim
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Hill Country of Ephraim a major division of the central highlands.Josh. 17. 15; Judg. 7. 24; 1 Sam. 9. 4; Solomon's first taxation district, 1 Kgs. 4. 8,
Joshua 17:15 -
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.
Judges 7:24 - 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.
1 Samuel 9:4 - 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 Kings 4:8 - And these [are] their names: The son of Hur, in mount Ephraim:
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