Ephron

Ephron

(ē`frŏn), in the Bible. 1 Owner of the cave of Machpelah. 2 City, E of the Jordan, captured by Judas Maccabeus. 3 Mount, near Kiryat-jearim.
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Ephron

tried unsuccessfully to give Abraham free burial-ground. [O.T.: Genesis 23:10–16]
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