1. One of the five sons of Midian, and grandson of Abraham
The city of Ephah, to which he gave his name, is mentioned
(Isaiah 60:6,7) This city, with its surrounding territory, formed
part of Midian, on the east shore of the Dead Sea. It abounded
in dromedaries and camels
(1 Chronicles 2:46) a concubine of Caleb.
(1 Chronicles 2:47) a descendant of Judah. Ephah, a word of Egyptian
origin, meaning measure; a grain measure containing "three seahs
or ten omers," and equivalent to the bath for liquids
(1 Samuel 17:17; Zechariah 5:6) The double ephah in
(Proverbs 20:10) (marg.,
"an ephah and an ephah"),
(Deuteronomy 25:14) means two ephahs, the one
false and the other just.