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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
1. The second wife of Caleb, and mother of Hur, 1 Chronicles 2:19; supposed by some to have given her name to the city of Ephrath or Beth-lehem, 1 Chronicles 2:50,51 4:4 . Compare Genesis 35:16,19 . Elimelech was an Ephrathite of Bethlehem, Ruth 1:2 4:11; so also was David, 1 Samuel 17:12 .
2. A name of Ephraim and Ephreimites, 1 Samuel 1:1 1 Kings 11:26 Psalm 132:6 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Ephrath'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/e/ephrath.html. 1859.