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Elon

Elon [N] [E] [H]

(an oak ).

  1. A Hittite, whose daughter was one of Esaus wives. ( Genesis 26:34 ; 36:2 ) (B.C. 1797.)
  2. The second of the three sons attributed to Zebulun, ( Genesis 46:14 ; Numbers 26:26 ) and the founder of the family of the Elonites. (B.C. 1695.)
  3. Elon the Zebulonite, who judged Israel for ten years, and was buried in Aijalon in Zebulun. ( Judges 12:11 Judges 12:12 ) (B.C. 1174-1164).
  4. On of the towns in the border of the tribe of Dan. ( Joshua 19:43 )

[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 'Elon'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.