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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ephah /ˈifə, ˈɛfə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·phah or E·pha, n.  A Hebrew dry measure, supposed to be equal to two pecks and five quarts.  Ten ephahs make one homer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a
          bushel [syn: epha]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    gloom. (1.) One of the five sons of Midian, and grandson of
    Abraham (Gen. 25:4). The city of Ephah, to which he gave his
    name, is mentioned Isa. 60:6, 7. This city, with its surrounding
    territory, formed part of Midian, on the east shore of the Dead
    Sea. It abounded in dromedaries and camels (Judg. 6:5).
      (2.) 1 Chr. 2:46, a concubine of Caleb.
      (3.) 1 Chr. 2:47, a descendant of Judah.
      Ephah, a word of Egyptian origin, meaning measure; a grain
    measure containing "three seahs or ten omers," and equivalent to
    the bath for liquids (Ex. 16:36; 1 Sam. 17:17; Zech. 5:6). The
    double ephah in Prov. 20:10 (marg., "an ephah and an ephah"),
    Deut. 25:14, means two ephahs, the one false and the other just.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Ephah, weary; tired