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Ellasar

Ellasar [N] [E] [H]

(oak ), the city of Arioch, ( Genesis 14:1 ) seems to be the Hebrew representative of the old Chaldean town called in the native dialect Larsa or Larancha . Larsa was a town of lower Babylonia or Chaldea, situated nearly halfway between Ur (Mugheir ) and Erech (Warka ), on the left bank of the Euphrates. It is now Senkereh.


[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 Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ellasar'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.