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Allon

Allon [N] [H] [S]

oak.

  • The expression in the Authorized Version of Joshua 19:33 , "from Allon to Zaanannim," is more correctly rendered in the Revised Version, "from the oak in Zaanannim." The word denotes some remarkable tree which stood near Zaanannim, and which served as a landmark.

  • The son of Jedaiah, of the family of the Simeonites, who expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ).

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    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Allon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Allon [N] [E] [S]

    an oak; strong
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Allon'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Allon [N] [E] [H]

    (an oak ) a Simeonite, ancestor of Ziza, a prince of his tribe in the reign of Hezekiah ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ) (B.C. 727.)


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

    Allon, [N] [E] [H]

    a large strong tree of some description probably an oak.

    1. ALLON more accurately ELON, a place named among the cities of Naphtali. ( Joshua 19:33 ) Probably the more correct construction is to take it with the following word, i.e., "the oak by Zaanannim. [ELON]
    2. ALLON BACHUTH (oak of weeping ) the tree under which Rebekahs nurse, Deborah, was buried. ( Genesis 35:8 )

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    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

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

    ALLON

    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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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALLON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.