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Elkosh

Elkosh [S]

God my bow, the birth-place of Nahum the prophet ( Nahum 1:1 ). It was probably situated in Galilee, but nothing definite is known of it.

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

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

Bibliography Information

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

Elkosh [E]

(God my bow ), the birthplace of the prophet Nahum, hence called "the Elkoshite." ( Nahum 1:1 ) This place is located at the modern Alkush , a village on the east bank of the Tigris, about two miles north of Mosul. Some think a small village in Galilee is intended. [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


Bibliography Information

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