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Lexicon :: Strong's H672 - 'ep̄rāṯ

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אֶפְרָת
Transliteration
'ep̄rāṯ
Pronunciation
ef-rawth'
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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אֶפְרָת ʼEphrâth, ef-rawth'; or אֶפְרָתָה ʼEphrâthâh; from H6509; fruitfulness; Ephrath, another name for Bethlehem;:—once (Psalm 132:6) perhaps for Ephraim; also of an Israelitish woman; Ephrath, Ephratah.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H672 in the following manner: Ephrath (5x), Ephratah (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H672 in the following manner: Ephrath (5x), Ephratah (5x).
  1. Ephrath or Ephratah = "ash-heap: place of fruitfulness"

    proper locative noun
    1. a place near Bethel where Rachel died and was buried

    2. another name for Bethlehem

      proper feminine noun
    3. wife of Caleb

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶפְרָת ʼEphrâth, ef-rawth'; or אֶפְרָתָה ʼEphrâthâh; from H6509; fruitfulness; Ephrath, another name for Bethlehem;:—once (Psalm 132:6) perhaps for Ephraim; also of an Israelitish woman; Ephrath, Ephratah.
STRONGS H672:
אֶפְרָ֫תָה proper name (see Sta§ 308 d. 1; 342 d. 2; Morgenl. Forsch. 215) — might in several cases, e.g. Genesis 35:16, be אֶפְרָת + ה locative, but see Ruth 4:11; —
1. proper name, of a location place near Bethel, where Rachel died & was buried Genesis 35:16, Genesis 35:19; Genesis 48:7 (אֶפְרָת only Genesis 48:7 where ה perhaps dropped on accusative of ה following (Ol); in last two passages הוא בית לחם is a gloss, see Di; compare 1 Samuel 10:2).
2. id., a name of Bethlehem Micah 5:1 [Micah 5:2]; Ruth 4:11; compare perhaps אֶפְרָ֑תָה כָּלֵב [H3613 1 Chronicles 2:24] (Greek Version of the LXX ἦλθεν Χαλὲβ εἰς Ἐφράθα).
3. id. Psalm 132:6, perhaps applied to district where Kirjath Jearim lay, on the border of Judah & Benjamin, compare De Che.
4. proper name, feminine אֶפְרָת name given to wife of Caleb 1 Chronicles 2:19 = אֶפְרָ֑תָה 1 Chronicles 2:50; 1 Chronicles 4:4.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

35:16; 35:16; 35:19; 48:7; 48:7

Ruth

4:11; 4:11

1 Samuel

10:2

1 Chronicles

2:19; 2:50; 4:4

Psalms

132:6

Micah

5:2

H672

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H672 matches the Hebrew אֶפְרָת ('ep̄rāṯ),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the wlc Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:16 - And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: H672 and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:19 - And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, H672 which is Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:7 - And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when yet there was but a little way to come unto Ephrath: H672 and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; H672 the same is Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, H672 and be famous in Bethlehem:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:19 - And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took unto him Ephrath, H672 which bare him Hur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:50 - These were the sons of Caleb the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah; H672 Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:4 - And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah, H672 the father of Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:6 - Lo, we heard of it at Ephratah: H672 we found it in the fields of the wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:2 - But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, H672 though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.

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