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Ophrah (son of Meonothai)
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ophrah (Person)
OPHRAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿoprâ (עָפְרָה)]. The son of Meonothai in the genealogy of Judah (1 Chr 4:14).H. C. Lo
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ophrah of̀rə [Heb ʿop̱râ—‘young hind’]. A man of the tribe of Judah, son of Meonothai (1 Ch. 4:14).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ophrah (of´ruh).1 A town belonging to the Abiezrite group from the tribe of Manasseh (Judg. 6:11, 15). It was the home of Gideon (chaps. 6–8), and it was here that Gideon built an altar inscribed with the words, “the Lord is peace” to commemorate the appearance of an angel of the Lord to him (6:24).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
OPHRAH1. A town in Benjamin (Josh 18:23) once exposed to Philistine raiding parties (1 Sam 13:17–18). It is probably to be identified with the modern et-Taiyibeh, five miles N of Michmash and four miles E of Bethel (Beitin) See Ephraim, City of.2. The hometown of Gideon (Jdg 6:11, 24; 8:27, 32) of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
OPHRAH (Heb. ‘op̱râh). 1. A town in Benjamin (Jos. 18:23; 1 Sa. 13:17, called Ephron (Qerē’ ‘ep̱raim); 2 Ch. 13:19); modern et-Tayibeh, on a commanding height 9 km N of Michmash. Arabs often substituted tayibeh (‘fortunate’) where a place-name ‘ofra persisted in the Middle Ages, as it suggested black
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ophrah (Heb. ʿop̱râ) (PERSON)The son of Meonothai of Judah (1 Chr. 4:14).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ophrah (Person)
OPHRAH [ŏfˊrə] (Heb. ˓op̱râ “young hart, stag”) (PERSON). The son of Meonothai of Judah (1 Chr. 4:14).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Oph´rah (fawn).1. A town in the tribe of Benjamin. Josh. 18:23; 1 Sam. 13:17. Jerome places it five miles east of Bethel. It is perhaps et-Taiyibeh, a small village on the crown of a conspicuous hill, four miles east-northeast of Beitı̂n (Bethel).2. More fully, Ophrah of the Abiezrites, the native
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
OPH´RAH (ofʹra; “fawn, hind”).1. A city of Benjamin (Josh. 18:23; cf. 1 Sam. 13:17), probably the same as Ephron (2 Chron. 13:19), Ephraim (John 11:54), and Apherema (1 Macc. 11:34).2. A town of Manasseh, W of the Jordan and six miles SW of Shechem (Judg. 6:11, more fully Ophrah of the Abiezrites,
See also
Meonothai Father
Othniel Grandfather
Hathath Uncle