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Strongs Number: H669


Hebrew Word
אֶפְרַיִם
Transliteration
ʼEphrayim
Phonetic
ef-rah'-yim
Part of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Strongs Definition

double fruit; {Ephrajim} a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from {him} and its territory

BDB Definition

Ephraim = "double ash-heap: I shall be doubly fruitful"

1. second son of Joseph, blessed by him and given preference over first son, Manasseh

2. the tribe, Ephraim

3. the mountain country of Ephraim

4. sometimes used name for the northern kingdom (Hosea or Isaiah)

5. a city near Baal-hazor

6. a chief gate of Jerusalem

Origin
Dual of a masculine form of H672
Bible Usage
Ephraim Ephraimites