Ephraim(redirected from Ephraim (tribal patriarch))
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a. the younger son of Joseph, who received the principal blessing of his grandfather Jacob (Genesis 48:8–22)
b. the tribe descended from him
c. the territory of this tribe, west of the River Jordan
2. (Bible) the northern kingdom of Israel after the kingdom of Solomon had been divided into two
E•phra•im(ˈi fri əm, ˈi frəm)
1. the younger son of Joseph. Gen. 41:52.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him. Gen. 48:1.
3. the northern kingdom of Israel.