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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 - Abram passed through the land as far as the site of Shechem, to the [fn]oak H436 of Moreh. Now the Canaanites were in the land at that time.
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 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - Then [fn]a survivor came and told Abram the Hebrew. Now he was residing by the [fn]oaks H436 of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and they were [fn]allies with Abram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:1 - Now the LORD appeared to [fn]Abraham 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 road 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 [fn]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 - All the [fn]leaders of Shechem and all [fn]Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the [fn]oak H436 of the memorial stone which was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:37 - And Gaal spoke yet again and said, “Look, people are coming down from the [fn]highest part of the land, and one [fn]unit is coming by way of [fn]the diviners’ [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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