Definitions for ephahˈi fə, ˈɛf ɑ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
e•phahˈi fə, ˈɛf ɑ(n.)(pl.)e•phahs or e•phas.
an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to about a bushel (35 liters).
Category: Weights and Measures, Judaism
Origin of ephah:
1350–1400; ME < Heb ēphāh
an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
An ancient Hebrew unit of dry volume measure, equal to a bath or to one-tenth of a homer. It is approximately equal to 22 litres.
alt. of Epha
Ephah was one of Midian's five sons as listed in the Hebrew Bible. The son of Abraham, Midian's five sons were Ephah, Epher, Enoch, Abida, and Eldaah. These five were the progenitors of the Midianites.
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