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Ephron

Hebrew: עֶפְרוֹן

Meaning: fawn-like

Ephron is the name of a biblical man and a mountain range.

  1. Ephron, the son of Zohar, a Hittite, the owner of the field and cave of Machpelah, which Abraham bought for 400 shekels of silver (Genesis 23:8-17; 25:9; 49:29-30)

  2. Mount Ephron, a mountain range which formed one of the landmarks on the north boundary of the tribe of Judah (Joshua 15:9), probably the range on the west side of the Wady Beit-Hanina

Article Version: September 5, 2017