Genesis 41:52

And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Ephraim. That is, fruitful, or growing. (Challoner) Being in the plural number, it means "productions. " Poverty; where I have been poor and afflicted, though now advanced in honour. (Haydock)

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Notice that this child’s name too is suggestive of gratitude. “Not only did he grant me forgetfulness of my distress,” he is saying, “but he also made me prosper in the land where I suffered such awful humiliation as to be reduced to the limit and run a risk to life itself.”

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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