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Bible Names A-G: Allon


Allon in Easton's Bible Dictionary oak. (1.) The expression in the Authorized Version of Josh. 19:33, "from Allon to Zaanannim," is more correctly rendered in the Revised Version, "from the oak in Zaanannim." The word denotes some remarkable tree which stood near Zaanannim, and which served as a landmark. (2.) The son of Jedaiah, of the family of the Simeonites, who expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor (1 Chr. 4:37).

Allon in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("oak".) 1. ALLON or ELON, a city of Naphtali (Joshua 19:33); others translate "the oak by Zaanaim" or "the oak of the loading of tents" (compare Judges 4:11), "the plain of Zaanaim the swamp, Ewald by Kedesh." 2. ALLON BACHUTH, "the oak of weeping," namely, for Deborah, Rebekah's nurse: corrupted into Tabor (1 Samuel 10:3; compare Judges 4:5).

Allon in Hitchcock's Bible Names an oak; strong

Allon in Naves Topical Bible 1. Son of Jedaiah 1Ch 4:37 -2. A city of Naphtali Jos 19:33

Allon in Smiths Bible Dictionary (an oak) a Simeonite, ancestor of Ziza, a prince of his tribe in the reign of Hezekiah 1Ch 4:37 (B.C. 727.)

Allon in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE al'-on ('allon, "oak"): (1) A town in the tribe of Naphtali in northern Israel (Josh 19:33), according to the King James Version, which follows some Hebrew texts. It is better however to read with the Revised Version (British and American), "oak" ('elon), rather than as proper noun. (2) A prominent descendant of the tribe of Simeon (1 Ch 4:37). (3) the Revised Version (British and American) for Allom of the King James Version in 1 Esdras 5:34 (which see).

Allon in Wikipedia (אלון) is a Hebrew language word meaning "oak tree", which may refer to: Yigal Allon, an Israeli politician. Allon Road, named after Yigal Allon. Allon an Israeli settlement east of Jerusalem, also named after Yigal Allon. It may also have Biblical meanings: Allon - oak. The expression in the Authorized Version of Book of Joshua 19:33, "from Allon to Zaanannim," is more correctly rendered in the Revised Version, "from the oak in Zaanannim." The word denotes some remarkable tree which stood near Zaanannim, and which served as a landmark. Allon, the son of Jedaiah, of the family of the Simeonites, who expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor (1 Chr. 4:37).

Allon Scripture - 1 Chronicles 4:37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;

Allon Scripture - Joshua 19:33 And their coast was from Heleph, from Allon to Zaanannim, and Adami, Nekeb, and Jabneel, unto Lakum; and the outgoings thereof were at Jordan:

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