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ephah Line breaks: ephah
Pronunciation: /ˈiːfə/

Definition of ephah in English:


An ancient Hebrew dry measure equivalent to the bath (of about 40 litres or 9 gallons).


From Hebrew 'ēp̱āh, probably from Egyptian.

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