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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 - Abram traveled through the land as far as the site of the great tree of Moreh at Shechem. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - So Abram went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he pitched his tents. There he built an altar to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - A man who had escaped came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew. Now Abram was living near the great trees of Mamre the Amorite, a brother[fn] of Eshkol and Aner, all of whom were allied with Abram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:1 - The LORD appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - As you know, these mountains are across the Jordan, westward, toward the setting sun, near the great trees of Moreh, in the territory of those Canaanites living in the Arabah in the vicinity of Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:11 - Now Heber the Kenite had left the other Kenites, the descendants of Hobab, Moses’ brother-in-law,[fn] and pitched his tent by the great tree in Zaanannim near Kedesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - Then all the citizens of Shechem and Beth Millo gathered beside the great tree at the pillar in Shechem to crown Abimelek king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:37 - But Gaal spoke up again: “Look, people are coming down from the central hill,[fn] and a company is coming from the direction of the diviners’ tree.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:3 - “Then you will go on from there until you reach the great tree of Tabor. Three men going up to worship God at Bethel will meet you there. One will be carrying three young goats, another three loaves of bread, and another a skin of wine.
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