- a member of the tribe of Ephraim.
- an inhabitant of the northern kingdom of Israel.
- Also E·phra·i·mit·ic [ee-free-uh-mit-ik, ee-fruh-mit-] /ˈi fri əˈmɪt ɪk, ˌi frəˈmɪt-/. of or relating to the tribe of Ephraim or the Ephraimites.
Origin of Ephraimite
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Examples from the Web for ephraimite
What had she to ask from the Ephraimite, whom she had forever refused?Joshua, Complete
His father therefore could not have been Ahijah the prophet, who was an Ephraimite.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings
F. W. Farrar
He alone possessed the needful courage and skill, and he was an Ephraimite.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)
I had stumbled upon their shibboleth, and proclaimed myself an Ephraimite, and not of Gilead.The Bible in Spain
In the formation of the kingdom of Israel, an Ephraimite was the first king.
- a member of the tribe of Ephraim
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