Bible Names A-G: Epher
Epher in Easton's Bible Dictionary
a calf. (1.) One of the sons of Midian, who was Abraham's son
Keturah (Gen. 25:4).
(2.) The head of one of the families of trans-Jordanic
Manasseh who were carried captive by Tiglath-pileser
Epher in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Genesis 25:4; 1 Chronicles 1:33.
2. 1 Chronicles 4:17.
3. E. of Jordan (1 Chronicles 5:24). Related to
Ophrah, Gideon's native place in Manasseh W. of Jordan.
Epher in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Epher in Naves Topical Bible
1. A son of Midian
Ge 25:4; 1Ch 1:33
-2. Son of Ezra
-3. A chief of Manasseh
Epher in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(a calf), the second, in order, of the sons of Midian. Ge
25:4; 1Ch 1:33 (B.C. 1820).
Epher in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
e'-fer (`epher, "calf," "young deer"; Apher, Opher:
(1) The second son of Midian, descended from Abraham by his
wife Keturah (Gen 25:4; 1 Ch 1:33). See further Dillmann's
Commentary on Gen (25:4).
(2) The third son of Ezra, descended from the tribe of Judah
(1 Ch 4:17).
(3) The first of five heads of their fathers' houses, "mighty
men of valor, famous men," in the halftribe of Manasseh, who
dwelt between Bashan and Mt. Hermon (1 Ch 5:23,14).
Epher in Wikipedia
was a grandson of Abraham according to Gen. 25:4, whose
descendants, Jewish historian Flavius Josephus claimed, had
invaded Libya. Josephus also claimed that Epher's name was the
etymological root of the continent Africa. According to the
Bible, he was a son of Midian.
Epher Scripture - 1 Chronicles 1:33
And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Henoch, and
Abida, and Eldaah. All these [are] the sons of Keturah.
Epher Scripture - 1 Chronicles 4:17
And the sons of Ezra [were], Jether, and Mered, and Epher,
and Jalon: and she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the
father of Eshtemoa.
Epher Scripture - 1 Chronicles 5:24
And these [were] the heads of the house of their fathers,
even Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and
Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valour, famous men, [and]
heads of the house of their fathers.
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