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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H669 - Ephraim

Strong's No.:H669

Hebrew:אֶפְרַיִם

Transliteration:ʼEphrayim

Phonetic:ef-rah'-yim

Word Origin:Dual of a masculine form of H672

Bible Usage:Ephraim Ephraimites

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

double fruit; {Ephrajim} a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from {him} and its territory


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Ephraim = "double ash-heap: I shall be doubly fruitful"

1. second son of Joseph, blessed by him and given preference over first son, Manasseh

2. the tribe, Ephraim

3. the mountain country of Ephraim

4. sometimes used name for the northern kingdom (Hosea or Isaiah)

5. a city near Baal-hazor

6. a chief gate of Jerusalem


Bible References:
Ephraim

Translation
Occurrences:
Ephraim ( 169 )
Ephraimites ( 4 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.