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Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (1837—1861)


Ephraim (1169)

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Ephraim ben Jacob of Bonn (1132—1197)

Ephraim Chambers (c. 1680—1740) encyclopaedist

Ephraim Deinard (1846—1930)

Ephraim George Squier (1821—1888)

Ephraim Kishon (b. 1924)

Ephraim Kuh (1731—1790)

Ephraim Lipson (1888—1960) economic historian

Ephraim Pagett (1574—1646) heresiologist

Ephraim R. McLean

Ephraim Udall (c. 1587—1647) Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist

Francis Ephraim Grubbs (1913—2000)

James Ephraim McGirt (1874—1930)

Joseph Ephraim Casely Hayford (1866—1930) lawyer and politician

Sir Ephraim Gerrish Stannus (1784—1850) army officer in the East India Company


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One of the twelve tribes of Israel which traced its ancestry to the younger son of Joseph and which occupied an area in the north of the kingdom and west of the Jordan, including the cities of Bethel and Shechem. By the 8th cent. it was regarded by Isaiah and Hosea as the whole of the northern kingdom. Isaiah advised the king of Judah not to fear Ephraim's alliance with Syria (Isa. 7: 1–17).

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