Of Elon no mention is made elsewhere;
is a different place from Timnah in the tribe of Judah, ( Joshua 15:10 Joshua 15:57 ) . Jerom F19 speaks of the Thamnitic country, so called from the village Thamna, which seems to be this;
was one of the five principalities of the Philistines, and never possessed by the Israelites; it first fell by lot to the tribe of Judah, and afterwards given to the tribe of Dan, ( Joshua 15:45 ) .
F19 De loc. Heb. fol. 88. E.