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Elasa

ELASA

el'-a-sa, ele-a'sa (Alasa; the King James Version Eleasa):

The place where Judas pitched his camp before the battle in which he was overwhelmed and slain (APC 1Macc 9:5).

It probably corresponds to the modern Khirbet il`asa, between the two Beth-horons.


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