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Habitation At Ephratah - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... annual feast in Jerusalem.Ephratah is the same as Bethlehem (Genesis 35:19) where Jacob’s beloved Rachel had died long ago. Bethlehem means “the house of bread,” evidently so named because of its abundant grain harvest, whereas...
1 Chronicles 4:4: Ephratah, the father of Beth-lehem - Study Note
... Moses time and probably even before Jacob’s time (see Genesis 35:16). It was also known as Bethlehem by the time of Moses (Genesis 35:19). Micah, (the prophet in the days of Jothan, Ahaz and Hezekiah) also was familiar with both names...
Genesis 35:19: Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem - Study Note
... Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem. It was here that Rachel died and here that Jesus was born, as prophesied in Micah 5:2. Rachel’s son Benjamin (“son of my right hand,” first named by Rachel, Benoni, “son of pain”) was...
Matthew 2:18: Rachel - Study Note
... Rachel, Jacob’s beloved wife, died in Bethlehem (Genesis 35:19) and thus the grieving mothers of Bethlehem’s slaughtered children are all personified in her name. Rachel was the mother of Benjamin, whose descendants were still...
CHAPTER 4 - Identifying the Enemy: A Perspective On Opposition
... the Garden of Eden saying, "Yea, hath God said?" (Genesis 3:1). When mocking did not stop Nehemiah, Sanballat conspired with his friends and began an open conflict with the workmen. Open oppostiion, though initially more frightening...
Ruth 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... noted in Scripture as the place of Rachel’s death (Genesis 35:19; note also the reference to Rachel and her children in Matthew 2:16-18). 1:2 Ephrathites. Ephrata (meaning “fruitful”) was the same town as Bethlehem (Genesis...
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