Elhanan [N] [E] [H]
(the grace of God ).
- A distinguished warrior in the time of King David, who performed a memorable exploit against the Philistines. ( 2 Samuel 21:19 ; 1 Chronicles 20:5 ) (B.C. about 1020.)
- One of "the thirty" of Davids guard, and named first on the list. ( 2 Samuel 23:24 ; 1 Chronicles 11:26 )
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Elhanan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.