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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 - But Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried beneath Beth-el, under an oak: and the name of it was called Allon-bachuth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:13 - And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, and upon all the oaks of Bashan,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:13 - But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil-tree, and as an oak whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves: so the holy seed shall be the substance of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:14 - He heweth down cedars for himself, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:6 - Of the oaks of Bashan have they made thy oars; the company of the Ashurites have made thy benches of ivory, brought out of the isles of Chittim.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:13 - They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shade of them is agreeable: therefore your daughters shall be guilty of lewdness, and your spouses shall commit adultery.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:9 - Yet I destroyed the Amorite before them, whose hight was like the hight of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Howl, fir-tree, for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are laid waste: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.
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