Bible Names A-G: Ephron
Ephron in Easton's Bible Dictionary
fawn-like. (1.) The son of Zohar a Hittite, the owner of the
field and cave of Machpelah (q.v.), which Abraham
bought for 400
shekels of silver (Gen. 23:8-17; 25:9; 49:29, 30).
(2.) A mountain range which formed one of the
landmarks on the
north boundary of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:9),
range on the west side of the Wady Beit-Hanina.
Ephron in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Zohar's son, a Hittite; owner of the field facing Mature or
Hebron, and the cave in the field. Abraham bought it from
Ephron for 400 shekels of silver (Genesis 23; 25; 49).
Ephron in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Ephron in Naves Topical Bible
1. Son of Zohar, the Hittite
Sells to Abraham the field containing the cave Machpelah
Ge 23:8-17; 25:9; 49:29,30; 50:13
-2. A mountain on the boundary line between the tribes of
Ephron in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(fawn-like), the son of Zochar, a Hittite, from whom Abraham
bought the field and cave of Machpelah. Ge 23:8-17; 25:9;
49:29,30; 50:13 (B.C. 1860.)
Ephron in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
e'-fron ('ephron, "fawnlike"): The Hittite of whom Abraham
bought the field and cave of Machpelah (Gen 23:8 ff; 25:9;
49:30). The transaction was conducted in true oriental
fashion, with excessive courtesy; but the large sum of 400
shekels' weight of silver was in the end required (compare
33:19; 1 Ki 16:24).
See also MONEY; MONEY, CURRENT.
Ephron Scripture - Genesis 23:13
And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the
land, saying, But if thou [wilt give it], I pray thee, hear
me: I will give thee money for the field; take [it] of me, and
I will bury my dead there.
Ephron Scripture - Genesis 23:17
And the field of Ephron, which [was] in Machpelah, which [was]
before Mamre, the field, and the cave which [was] therein, and
all the trees that [were] in the field, that [were] in all the
borders round about, were made sure
Ephron Scripture - Joshua 15:9
And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto the
fountain of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities
of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn to Baalah, which
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