Ophrah (Of´ruh)

1 A town belonging to the Abiezrite clan of the tribe of Manasseh (Judg 6:11; Judg 6:15), the home of Gideon (Judg 6-8), and the scene of Abimelech’s slaughter of his seventy brothers (Judg 9:5). 2 A town of Benjamin (Josh 18:23; 1Sam 13:17), identified with modern Taiyiba, four miles northeast of Bethel; it is evidently the Ephron of (2Chr 13:19), Aphairema of (1Macc 11:34), and Ephraim of (2Sam 13:23 and John 11:54). 3 A descendant of Judah (1Chr 4:14).

Judg 6:11

The Call of Gideon
11Now the angel of the Lord came and sat under the oak at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, as his son Gideon was beating out wh ... View more

Judg 6:15

15He responded, “But sir, how can I deliver Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.”

Judg 6-8

The Midianite Oppression
1The Israelites did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord gave them into the hand of Midian seven years.2The hand of Mid ... View more

Judg 9:5

5He went to his father's house at Ophrah, and killed his brothers the sons of Jerubbaal, seventy men, on one stone; but Jotham, the youngest son of Jerubbaal, s ... View more

Josh 18:23

23Avvim, Parah, Ophrah,

1Sam 13:17

17And raiders came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies; one company turned toward Ophrah, to the land of Shual,

2Chr 13:19

19Abijah pursued Jeroboam, and took cities from him: Bethel with its villages and Jeshanah with its villages and Ephron with its villages.

1Macc 11:34

34We have confirmed as their possession both the territory of Judea and the three districts of Aphairema and Lydda and Rathamin; the latter, with all the region ... View more

2Sam 13:23

Absalom Avenges the Violation of His Sister
23After two full years Absalom had sheepshearers at Baal-hazor, which is near Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the k ... View more

John 11:54

54Jesus therefore no longer walked about openly among the Jews, but went from there to a town called Ephraim in the region near the wilderness; and he remained ... View more

1Chr 4:14

14Meonothai became the father of Ophrah; and Seraiah became the father of Joab father of Ge-harashim, so-called because they were artisans.

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