Elephant [N]

not found in Scripture except indirectly in the original Greek word (elephantinos) translated "of ivory" in Revelation 18:12 , and in the Hebrew word (shenhabim, meaning "elephant's tooth") rendered "ivory" in 1 Kings 10:22 and 2 Chronicles 9:21 .

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

Bibliography Information

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



(Job 40:15 the King James Version margin, the American Revised Version, margin "hippopotamus," the Revised Version (British and American) "ivory"); 1 Kings 10:22 the King James Version margin; 2 Chronicles 9:21 the King James Version; 1 Maccabees 3:34; 6:28; 8:6 Possibly in Job it is the extinct mammoth.


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