Ophrah: A fawn.
(1 Chronicles 4:14)
1. A city of Benjamin
(Joshua 18:23) probably identical with Ephron
(2 Chronicles 13:19) and Ephraim
2. "Of the Abi-ezrites." A city of Manasseh, 6 miles south-west
of Shechem, the residence of Gideon
(Judges 6:11; 8:27,32) After his
great victory over the Midianites, he slew at this place the
(Judges 8:18-21) He then assumed the function of high
priest, and sought to make Ophrah what Shiloh should have been.
This thing "became a snare" to Gideon and his house. After
Gideon's death his family resided here till they were put to
death by Abimelech
(Judges 9:5) It is identified with Ferata.