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(Bible) a member of the tribe of Ephraim


(ˈi fri əˌmaɪt, ˈi frə-)

1. a member of the tribe of Ephraim.
2. an inhabitant of the northern kingdom of Israel.
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Jeroboam ben Nebat, from the tribe of Ephraim, was the first king of the northern Israelite Kingdom following the revolt of the ten northern tribes against Rehoboam that put an end to the United Monarchy.
1 Chronicles 6 even provides Samuel with a Levite priestly genealogy, better for his resume than his original lineage in the tribe of Ephraim.
The very name of the Afridi tribe, of which many members belong to the Tali= ban, indicates its origin from the Israelite Tribe of Ephraim, Rabbi Avicha= yil says.