Ephraim

The central high country of Palestine, between the Judean hills and the plain of Jezreel was often known after the tribe whose territory it was. As this was the center of the northern kingdom, Israel, the name was sometimes used for the whole kingdom.


This page is part of the Hypertext Bible Commentary - Amos , if you have reached it as a standalone page, to view it in context, go to www.bible.gen.nz
© Tim Bulkeley, 1996-2005, Tim Bulkeley. All rights reserved.