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Ephrathites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ephrathites
Ephrathites (אֶפְרָתִי‎, ephrathiy). The residents of Bethlehem and the surrounding region. Bethlehem is also called Ephrathah at various times (e.g., Ruth 1:2; 1 Sam 17:12). For further information, see this article: Bethlehem of Judah.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ephrathite
Ephrathite. Inhabitant of the town of Ephrath (Bethlehem) in Judah (1 Sm 17:12).See Ephrath, Ephrathah, Ephratah (Place) # 1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
EPHRATHITE Inhabitant of the town of Ephrath (Bethlehem) in Judah (1 Sm 17:12). See Ephrath (Place) #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ephrathite
EPHRATHITE. An inhabitant of Ephratah or Bethlehem (1 Sam 17:12; Ruth 1:2). Elkanah, a Levite dwelling in the area of Ephraim, is called an Ephrathite (1 Sam 1:1). Jeroboam is identified as an Ephrathite (1 Kgs 11:26). The Ephraimites who sought to escape from Jephthah (Jdg 12:5) were called Ephrathites
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
Ephrathite [ĕfˊrə thīt] (Heb. ˒ep̱rāṯî). A person from the city of Ephrathah (Ruth 1:2; 1 Sam. 17:12). The KJV uses the same gentilic at 1 Sam. 1:1; 1 Kgs. 11:26 to indicate an Ephraimite.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
Eph´rathite1. An inhabitant of Bethlehem. Ruth 1:2.2. An Ephraimite. 1 Sam. 1:1; 1 Kings 11:26.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
EPH´RATHITE (efʹra-thīt).1. An inhabitant of Bethlehem (Ruth 1:2).2. An Ephraimite (1 Sam. 1:1; 1 Kings 11:26).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
Ephrathitea citizen of Ephratah, the old name of Bethlehem (Ruth 1:2; 1 Sam. 17:12), or Bethlehem-Judah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
EPHRATHITE [EF ruh thite] — two Old Testament titles:1. A native or inhabitant of Ephrathah, or Bethlehem (Ruth 1:2; 1 Sam. 17:12).2. An Ephraimite, one who belonged to the tribe of Ephraim (1 Sam. 1:1, KJV; 1 Kin. 11:26, KJV).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ephrathite
EPHRATHITE (Ĕphʹ rȧ thīt) Citizen or clan member of Ephratah. See Ephratah.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EPHRATHAH
EPHRATHAH, EPHRATHITES ef´ruh-thuh, ef´ruh-thit [אֶפְרָתָהʾefrath, אֶפְרָתʾefrathah, אֶפְרָתִיʾefrathi; Ἐφράθ Ephrath, Ἐφράθα ephratha, Ἐφραθί Ephrathi]. 1. A town identified with BETHLEHEM (Gen 35:16, 19; 48:7; Mic 5:2 [Heb. 5:1]; Ruth 4:11; LXX Josh 15:59a). In Ps 132:6 [Heb. 131:6], the toponym