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Lexicon :: Strong's H436 - 'ēlôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Prolonged from אַיִל (H352)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 45i

Strong’s Definitions

אֵלוֹן ʼêlôwn, ay-lone'; prolonged from H352; an oak or other strong tree:—plain. See also H356.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H436 in the following manner: plain (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H436 in the following manner: plain (9x).
  1. tree, great tree, terebinth

  2. plain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵלוֹן ʼêlôwn, ay-lone'; prolonged from H352; an oak or other strong tree:—plain. See also H356.
STRONGS H436: Abbreviations
† I. אֵלוֺן noun [feminine] terebinth (= אֵלָה) — א׳ construct Genesis 12:6 + 4 times; plural construct אֵלוֺנֵי Genesis 13:18 + 3 timesterebinth (or other tall tree, compare below on 1 Samuel 10:3; Judges 4:5), marking shrine, & hence used in topographic designations; מוֺרֶה א׳ (teacher's terebinth) Genesis 12:6 (see Di) so Deuteronomy 11:30; מְעוֺנְנִים א׳ (eonjurors' tereb.) Judges 9:37; distinguished by owner or ruler מַמְרֵא א׳ Genesis 13:18; Genesis 14:13; Genesis 18:1; by neighbouring town (ב)צענים Judges 4:11; compare בְּצַעֲנַנִּים א׳ Joshua 19:33 (editions אַלּוֺן, but see Norzi Baer Di.); מֻצָּב אֲשֶׁר בִּשְׁכֶם אֵ׳ Judges 9:6 (compare אֵלָה Genesis 35:4); תָּבוֺר א׳ 1 Samuel 10:3 read דְּבוֺרָה א׳ (& compare אַלּוֺן בָּכוּת Genesis 35:8, & תֹּמֶר דְּבוֺרָה Judges 4:5) compare EwGeschichte iii. 31 Th Di Genesis 35:8 (see also H437 אַלּוֺן).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:6; 12:6; 13:18; 13:18; 14:13; 18:1; 35:4; 35:8; 35:8






4:5; 4:5; 4:11; 9:6; 9:37

1 Samuel

10:3; 10:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H436 matches the Hebrew אֵלוֹן ('ēlôn),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:6 - And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain H436 of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain H436 of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain H436 of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:1 - And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains H436 of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - Are they not on the other side Jordan, by the way where the sun goeth down, in the land of the Canaanites, which dwell in the champaign over against Gilgal, beside the plains H436 of Moreh?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:11 - Now Heber the Kenite, which was of the children of Hobab the father in law of Moses, had severed himself from the Kenites, and pitched his tent unto the plain H436 of Zaanaim, which is by Kedesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - And all the men of Shechem gathered together, and all the house of Millo, and went, and made Abimelech king, by the plain H436 of the pillar that was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:37 - And Gaal spake again and said, See there come people down by the middle of the land, and another company come along by the plain H436 of Meonenim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:3 - Then shalt thou go on forward from thence, and thou shalt come to the plain H436 of Tabor, and there shall meet thee three men going up to God to Bethel, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a bottle of wine:
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