Examples from the Web for ephraim
Yep, according to Ephraim Inbar, head of the Begin-Sadat Center at Bar-Ilan University.7 Questions About the Geneva Deal on Iran You Might Be Asking|Matthew Kalman|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nothing he's said has not been said by leaders like Ehud Olmert and intelligence chief Ephraim Halevy.
And Ephraim is become as a dove that is decoyed, not having a heart: they called upon Egypt, they went to the Assyrians.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The next morning Ephraim felt very ill, but he kept it from his mother.Pembroke|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Through this is the road to the ancient land of Ephraim, and so to Nabls and Damascus.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti
Ephraim hurried to the shore, called on the shepherds to follow him and, under his direction, they helped drive the herds forward.Joshua, Complete|Georg Ebers
I taught Ephraim to walk, but they knew not that I healed them.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of the Twelve Prophets, Vol. I|George Adam Smith
British Dictionary definitions for ephraim
noun Old Testament
- the younger son of Joseph, who received the principal blessing of his grandfather Jacob (Genesis 48:8–22)
- the tribe descended from him
- the territory of this tribe, west of the River Jordan
Word Origin and History for ephraim
masc. personal name, in Old Testament, younger son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, sometimes used figuratively for "Kingdom of Israel;" Greek form of Hebrew Ephrayim, a derivative of parah "was fruitful" (related to Aramaic pera "fruit").