Elon

Elon [N] [H] [S]

oak.

  • A city of Dan ( Joshua 19:43 ).
  • A Hittite, father of Bashemath, Esau's wife ( Genesis 26:34 ).
  • One of the sons of Zebulun ( Genesis 46:14 ).
  • The eleventh of the Hebrew judges. He held office for ten years ( Judges 12:11 Judges 12:12 ). He is called the Zebulonite.

    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.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Elon [N] [E] [S]

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

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

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

    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.

    ELON (1)

    e'-lon ('elon "terebinth"):

    (1) A Zebulunite, who judged Israel ten years, and was buried in Aijalon (Judges 12:11,12).

    (2) A son of Zebulun (Genesis 46:14; Numbers 26:26).

    (3) A Hittite whose daughter Esau wedded (Genesis 26:34; 36:2).


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ELON (1)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.  

    ELON (2)

    e'-lon ('elon, a "terebinth"; Ailon):

    An unidentified town in the territory of Da named between Ithlah and Timnah (Joshua 19:43). It is possibly identical with Elon-beth-Hanan which, along with Shaalbim and Bethshemesh, formed one of Solomon's commissariat districts (1 Kings 4:9).

    Conder has suggested Beit' Anan, about 4 miles Northwest of Neby Samwil:

    it is quite uncertain.


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ELON (2)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.