Ephratah

Ephratah

(ĕf`rətə) or

Ephrath

(ĕf`răth), in the Bible. 1 See BethlehemBethlehem
[Heb.,=house of bread or house of Lahm, a goddess], Arab. Bayt Lahm, town (2003 est. pop. 28,000), in the West Bank. It is traditionally considered the birthplace of Jesus and is one of the world's great shrines.
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. 2 Wife of CalebCaleb
, in the Bible, principal spy sent into Canaan, noted for his faithfulness to God. The name is mentioned elsewhere, apparently in connection with a clan inhabiting S ancient Palestine. An alternate form is Chelubai.
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. In Psalm 132 Ephraim may be intended instead of Ephratah.
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Prosper in Ephratah and perpetuate your name in Bethlehem
Thus it was foretold: 'And you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for Me One who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times' (Micah 5:2).
In the afternoon we left Johnstown with our luggage and headed West towards the Town of Ephratah.
Fulton County Sheriff Thomas Lorey said the flight's two passengers were found dead near where the twin-engine plane crashed in a wooded area in Ephratah, about an hour West of Albany.
Bethlehem was originally called Ephratah (Ruth 4:11).