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.
..... Click the link for more information. . 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.
..... Click the link for more information. . In Psalm 132 Ephraim may be intended instead of Ephratah.
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