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 humanity 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.,
those who become open to what has been called the covenant God made with
Abraham, which stands today.
The words Israel and Ephraim
refer to the same thing, an important portion of the ancient nation of
Israel that was Ephraim. The line was Abraham, Isaac, Jacob.(whose
name was changed to the
Joseph, whose sons were Ephraim and Manasseh.
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.
Manasseh and Ephraim's father was Joseph. The promises God inspired Jacob,
grandfather of Ephraim and Manasseh to confer,
have throughout history been fulfilled in the nations of Britain.(Ephraim).and
the United States for/of
her empire physically but continued it financially.(see
of the City; type into a search engine like DuckDuckGo.com; Brighteon.com
or BitChute.com, etc.).
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 the reigning
at the time:.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 part, were west of the
Jordan and between
the tribes of Ephraim and Issachar, which extended from the Jordan river
to the Mediterranean.(map):.Numbers
34:13-15. Bashan was far inferior to the land of Ephraim in wealth
and power of its people. History has balanced that with Manasseh becoming
much larger and more powerful than Ephraim.