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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), probably the 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 dust

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 Judah and Benjamin Jos 15:9

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 [is] Kirjathjearim:

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