Wood of Ephraim was a forest in which a fatal battle was fought between the army of David and that of Absalom, who was killed there (2 Sam. 18:6, 8). It lay on the east of Jordan, not far from Mahanaim, and was some part of the great forest of Gilead - an area where the Israelites had settled.
- This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.
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