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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5891 - עֵיפָה

Word Origin
the same as (05890)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ephah = “gloomy”

1) a son of Midian (noun proper masculine)

2) a Judaite, son of Jahdai (noun proper masculine)

3) a concubine of Caleb in the line of Judah (noun proper feminine)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Genesis 1
1 Chronicles 3
Isaiah 1
Genesis 1
1 Chronicles 3
Isaiah 1
Genesis 1
1 Chronicles 3
Isaiah 1
n-p 5
n-p 5
n-p 5

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. עֵיפָה proper name

1. of a people 'son' of Midian Genesis 25:4 (J) = 1 Chronicles 1:33, compare Isaiah 60:6, ᵐ5 Γαφερ, Γεφαρ, Γαιφα(ρ).

2. masculine name in Judah 1 Chronicles 2:47, ᵐ5 Γαιφα.

3. feminine concubine of Caleb 1 Chronicles 2:46, ᵐ5 Γαιφαηλ, A Γαιφα ἡ, ᵐ5 L Γαιφα.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֵיפָה fem. (from the root עוּף No. 3)

(1)  darkness. Amos 4:13, עֹשֶׁה שַׁחַר עֵיפָה “he makes the dawn darkness.” With ה parag. עֵפָֽתָה Job 10:22.

(2) [Ephah], pr.n.

(a) of a country and tribe of the Midianites; Arab. غَيْفَةُ Genesis 25:4; Isaiah 60:6; 1 Chronicles 1:33.

(b) m. 1 Chronicles 2:47.

(c) f. 1 Chronicles 2:46.

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List of Word Forms
וְעֵיפָ֔ה וְעֵיפָ֥ה וְעֵיפָה֙ ועיפה עֵיפָ֤ה עיפה eiFah veeiFah wə‘êp̄āh wə·‘ê·p̄āh
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the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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