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Lexicon :: Strong's H437 - 'allôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A variation of אֵלוֹן (H436)
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TWOT Reference: 100b

Strong’s Definitions

אַלּוֹן ʼallôwn, al-lone'; a variation of H436:—oak.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H437 in the following manner: oak (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H437 in the following manner: oak (8x).
  1. oak, great tree

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַלּוֹן ʼallôwn, al-lone'; a variation of H436:—oak.
STRONGS H437: Abbreviations
אַלּוֺן noun masculineGenesis 35:8 oak (Greek Version of the LXX βάλανος, δρῦς, etc.) — א׳ absolute Genesis 35:8 +; construct ib.; plural אַלּוֺנִים Amos 2:9; Ezekiel 27:6; construct אַלּוֺנֵי Isaiah 2:13; Zechariah 11:12; — as marking grave of Deborah, Rebekah's nurse Genesis 35:8 (E); whence called oak of weeping, בָּכוּת א׳ ib. (see Di on the passage, & below אֵלוֺן p. 18); elsewhere only in prophets; as marking illicit shrines Hosea 4:13 (|| לִבְנֶה, אֵלָה); as felled Isaiah 6:13 (in simile; || אֵלָה); as furnishing material for making idols Isaiah 44:14 (|| אֶרֶז, תִּרְזָה, אֹרֶן); as simile for strength (חסן) Amos 2:9; also אַלּוֺנֵי הַבָּשָׁן Isaiah 2:13 (as lofty & majestic), compare Ezekiel 27:6 (as strong, for making oars); Zechariah 11:2, metaphor of prominent men.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


35:8; 35:8; 35:8


2:13; 2:13; 6:13; 44:14


27:6; 27:6




2:9; 2:9


11:2; 11:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H437 matches the Hebrew אַלּוֹן ('allôn),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:8 - Now Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak H437; and it was named [fn]Allon-bacuth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:13 - And it will be against all the cedars of Lebanon that are lofty and lifted up,
Against all the oaks H437 of Bashan,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:13 - “Yet there will still be a tenth portion in it,
And it will again be subject to burning,
Like a terebinth or an oak H437
Whose stump remains when it is cut down.
The holy seed is its stump.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:14 - He will cut cedars for himself, and he takes a holm-oak or another oak H437 and lets it grow strong for himself among the trees of the forest. He plants a laurel tree, and the rain makes it grow.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:6 - “Of oaks H437 from Bashan they have made your rudders;
With ivory they have [fn]inlaid your deck of boxwood from the coastlands of Cyprus.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:13 - They offer sacrifices on the tops of the mountains
And [fn]burn incense on the hills,
Under oak H437, poplar, and terebinth,
Because their shade is pleasant.
Therefore your daughters play the prostitute,
And your [fn]brides commit adultery.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:9 - “Yet it was I who destroyed the Amorite before them,
[fn]Though his height was like the height of cedars
And he was as strong as the oaks H437;
I also destroyed his fruit above and his roots below.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Wail, juniper, because the cedar has fallen,
For the magnificent trees have been destroyed;
Wail, oaks H437 of Bashan,
Because the [fn]impenetrable forest has come down.
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