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Caleb-Ephrathah
Caleb Ephratah • Caleb Ephrathah • Caleb-Ephratah
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Caleb-Ephratah
Caleb-Ephratah. Possibly a Hebrew place name (1 Chr 2:24 kjv). A number of modern translations follow the Septuagint (early Greek translation of the OT) in treating Ephratah as the name of one of Caleb’s wives instead of a place.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Caleb-ephratah
Caleb-ephratah kā̀ləb-ef̀rə-thə [Heb. kālēḇ’ep̱rāṯâ]. The place where Hezron died (1 Ch. 2:24, AV). However, the RSV and most scholars (including the NEB) follow the LXX: “after the death of Hezron, Caleb went in to Ephrathah, the wife of Hezron his father, and she bore him Ashhur, the father
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Caleb-Ephrathah
CALEB-EPHRATHAH Possibly a Hebrew place-name (1 Chr 2:24, kjv, nlt). A number of modern translations follow the Septuagint (early Greek translation of the OT) in treating Ephrathah as the name of one of Caleb’s wives instead of a place.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Caleb-Ephratah
CALEB-EPHRATAH. On the basis of 1 Chr 2:24, this is thought to be a place in the vicinity of Bethlehem where Caleb, the son of Hezron, an ancestor of David, died. This place is not mentioned elsewhere in the Bible, and the LXX of the passage reads: “And after the death of Hezron, Caleb went in to Ephratha,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Caleb-Ephrathah
Caleb-Ephrathah (Heb. kālēḇ ʾep̱rāṯâ)The place where Hezron, the father of Caleb, died (1 Chr. 2:24). The location of the place is unknown. If the Hebrew text is correct, Caleb-ephrathah should be located in the land of Goshen, since Hezron entered Egypt with his father Perez and his grandfather
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Caleb-Ephratah
Caleb-Ephratah [kāˊləb ĕfˊrə thə] (Heb. kālēḇ ˒ep̱rāṯâ). The place or region where Hezron died before his wife Abiah brought forth his son Asshur (1 Chr. 2:24, KJV; NIV “Caleb Ephrathah”). The RSV and JB render the passage: “Caleb went in to Ephrathah, the wife of Hezron his father,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Caleb-Ephrathah
CA´LEB-EPH´RATHAH (kāʹleb-efʹra-tha). Only in 1 Chron. 2:24: “And after the death of Hezron in Caleb-ephrathah,” etc. “The town or village in which Caleb dwelt with his wife Ephrath may have been called Caleb of Ephrathah, if Ephrath had brought this place as a dower to Caleb (comp. Josh. 15:18). Ephrathah
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Caleb Ephrathah
CALEB EPHRATHAH [KAY lubb EF ray thuh] — according to the NKJV, the place where Hezron died (1 Chr. 2:24; Caleb–Ephratah, KJV). The NRSV and the REB, however, follow the Septuagint and translate the Hebrew phrase to refer to Caleb’s relation with the wife of Hezron: “After the death of Hezron, Caleb
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CALEB-EPHRATHAH
CALEB-EPHRATHAH<ka’-leb ef’-ra-tha>, <-ef’-ra-ta> (the King James Version Caleb-ephratah, כָּלֵב אֶפְרָתָה‎ [kalebh ’ephrathah]): The place where Hezron died (1 Chronicles 2:24). Many scholars, however, read with the Septuagint “after the death of Hezron, Caleb came unto Ephrath, the wife of Hezron,
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Caleb Ephratah
CALEB EPHRATAH (Cāʹ leb Ephʹ rȧ·tăh) (KJV), CALEB-EPHRATHAH (modern translations) Place where Hezron, Caleb’s father, died (1 Chron. 2:24). The RSV (not NRSV) follows a slight change of Hebrew text to make Ephrathah the wife of Hezron whom Caleb took after his father’s death. Ephrathah was another
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Caleb Ephrathah
Caleb Ephrathah kay′luhb-ef′ruh=thuh (כָּלֵב אֶפְרָתָהH3980). Also Caleb-ephrathah. Possibly a village, otherwise unknown, where Hezron is said to have died (1 Chr. 2:24). Many scholars, however, emend the Hebrew on the basis of the Septuagint and read, “After the death of Hezron, Caleb went in to Ephrathah,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Caleb-Ephrathah
CALEB-EPHRATHAH, kāʹleb efʹ ra-thä (AV Caleb-ephratah, -efʹra-tä, כָּלֵב אֶפְרָתָה‎, kālēbh ’ephrāthāh): The place where Hezron died (1 Ch 2:24). Many scholars, however, read with the LXX “after the death of Hezron, Caleb came unto Ephrath, the wife of Hezron, his father.” The name does not occur