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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)
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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 as far as the site of Shechem, to the [fn]oak H436 of Moreh. Now the Canaanite was then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - Then Abram moved his tent and came and lived by the [fn]oaks H436 of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 -

Then [fn]a fugitive came and told Abram the Hebrew. Now he was dwelling by the [fn]oaks H436 of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were [fn]in a covenant with Abram.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:1 -

Then Yahweh appeared to him by the [fn]oaks H436 of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - “Are they not across the Jordan, west of the way toward the sunset, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, beside the [fn]oaks H436 of Moreh?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:11 -

Now Heber the Kenite had separated himself from the Kenites, from the sons of Hobab the father-in-law of Moses, and had pitched his tent as far away as the [fn]oak H436 in Zaanannim, which is near Kedesh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - Then all the lords of Shechem and all [fn]Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the [fn]oak H436 of the pillar which was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:37 - Yet Gaal spoke again and said, “Behold, people are coming down from the [fn]highest part of the land, and one [fn]company comes by the way of [fn]the soothsayers’ [fn]oak H436.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:3 - “Then you will go on further from there, and you will come as far as the [fn]oak H436 of Tabor, and there three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a jug of wine;
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