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Pillar, Plain of the

Pillar, Plain of the,

or rather "oak of the pillar" (that being the real signification of the Hebrew word elon ), a tree which stood near Shechem and at which the men of Shechem and the house of Millo assembled to crown Abimelech the son of Gideon. ( Judges 9:6 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Pillar, Plain of the,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.