an oak; strong
(an oak ) a Simeonite, ancestor of Ziza, a prince of his tribe in the reign of Hezekiah ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ) (B.C. 727.)
a large strong tree of some description probably an oak.
al'-on ('allon, "oak"):
(1) A town in the tribe of Naphtali in northern Palestine (Joshua 19:33), according to the King James Version, which follows some Hebrew texts. It is better however to read with the Revised Version (British and American), "oak" ('elon), rather than as proper noun.
(2) A prominent descendant of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:37).
(3) the Revised Version (British and American) for Allom of the King James Version in 1 Esdras 5:34 (which see).
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