Elamites: comprised with the Online
Bible dictionaries: The inhabitants of Elam.(in
'the Highlands,' to the east of Babylon, were called Elamites. Elam extended
to the shore of the Mediterranean, a distance in a direct line of about
1,000 miles. The name Elam is an Assyrian word meaning 'high'.
The nation of Elam existed
from the time of the beginning of mankind on Earth. It was one of the first
nations. They were descedants of Elam, who was a son of Shem. Shem was
one of Noah's three sons:.Genesis
was frequently invaded by the Elamite kings, who at times asserted their
supremacy over it as in the case of Chedorlaomer,
king of Elam in the time of Abraham.
Ancient Babylon today is
in Iraq. They were divided into several branches, speaking different dialects
of the same language.
The later Assyrian monarchs
made several campaigns against Elam and finally Assur-bani-pal in about
650 succeeded in conquering the country, which was ravaged with fire and
sword. On the fall of the
Empire, Elam passed into the hands of the Persians.
as used in
the Bible today.refers
to spiritual persons and Ephraim is used to denote
those of spiritual
Israel, those in Christ.
The words Israel and Ephraim refer to the same thing, an important portion
of the ancient nation of Israel that was Ephraim.
Ephraim came to be a general
name for those of ancient Israel.
The ancient lineage
is Abraham, Issac,
Jacob, Joseph. Ephraim was youngest son of Joseph.
Joseph's other son was Manasseh.
41:50-52 "And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine
came, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On bare unto him.
And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh,
For God, said he, has made me forget all my toil and all my father's house.
And the name of the second called he Ephraim,
For God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction."
48:1 "...he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim."
name was changed to Israel. He was the grandson of Abraham.
was older brother of Ephraim. The promises God inspired Joseph to confer
upon these lines and have throughout history been fulfilled in the nations
it physically and continued it financially, see Empire of the City;
type into Google. Brigheton.com. YouTube, etc.).and
the United States of America.(Manasseh):.Genesis
Ancient Ephraim had the wrong
kind of pride which led to its downfall:.Judges
Tract Society Bible Dictionary: Manasseh was the eldest son of
Joseph, born in Egypt from a woman named Asenath given to him by pharaoh:.Genesis
Manasseh's descendants constituted
a full tribe. This was divided in the promised land.(Numbers
13:18-21), one part having settled
east of the Jordan river in the country of Bashan,
from the river Jabbok northwards and the other west of the Jordan,
between Ephraim and Issachar.(map),
extending from the Jordan river to the Mediterranean:.Numbers
34:13-15. Bashan was far inferior to the land of Ephraim in wealth
and power of its people.