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Ephraim

(ē`frēəm), in the Bible, younger son of Joseph and Asenath and eponymous ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. His tribe occupied the rugged country around Shiloh that later came to be called Mt. Ephraim. Ephraim was also a name for the Northern Kingdom when Israel was territorially reduced, the land of outlying northern tribes having been conquered (8th cent.) by the Assyrians.

Ephraim

Old Testament
1. 
a. the younger son of Joseph, who received the principal blessing of his grandfather Jacob (Genesis 48:8--22)
b. the tribe descended from him
c. the territory of this tribe, west of the River Jordan
2. the northern kingdom of Israel after the kingdom of Solomon had been divided into two
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