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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. A city of Dan (Joshua 19:43).

2. A Hittite, father of Bashemath, Esau's wife (Genesis 26:34).

3. One of the sons of Zebulun (Genesis 46:14).

4. The eleventh of the Hebrew judges. He held office for ten years (Judges 12:11, 12). He is called the Zebulonite.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

oak; grove; strong

Naves Topical Index

1. Father-in-law of Esau
Genesis 26:34; Genesis 36:2

2. A son of Zebulun
Genesis 46:14; Numbers 26:26

3. A town of Dan
Joshua 19:43

4. A Hebrew judge
Judges 12:11-12

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(an oak).

  1. A Hittite, whose daughter was one of Esau's wives. (Genesis 26:34; 36:2) (B.C. 1797.)
  2. The second of the three sons attributed to Zebulun, (Genesis 46:14; Numbers 26:26) and the founder of the family of the Elonites. (B.C. 1695.)
  3. Elon the Zebulonite, who judged Isr'l for ten years, and was buried in Aijalon in Zebulun. (Judges 12:11,12) (B.C. 1174-1164).
  4. On of the towns in the border of the tribe of Dan. (Joshua 19:43)

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(oak of the house of grace) is named with two Danite towns as forming one of Solomon's commissariat districts. (1 Kings 4:9)

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

the house of grace or mercy

Naves Topical Index

A town of Dan
1 Kings 4:9

Perhaps identical with Elon
Joshua 19:43

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELONG', verb transitive [Low Latin elongo.] To put far off; to retard.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELON'GATE, verb transitive [Low Latin elongo, from longus. See Long.]

1. To lengthen; to extend.

2. To remove farther off.

ELON'GATE, verb intransitive To depart from; to recede; to move to a greater distance; particularly, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELON'GATED, participle passive Lengthened; removed to a distance.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELON'GATING, participle present tense Lengthening; extending.

1. Receding to a greater distance, particularly as a planet from the sun in its orbit.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELONGA'TION, noun The act of stretching or lengthening; as the elongation of a fiber.

1. The state of being extended.

2. Distance; space which separates one thing from another.

3. Departure; removal; recession.

4. Extension; continuation.

May not the mountains of Westmoreland and Cumberland be considered as elongations of these two chains.

5. In astronomy, the recess of a planet from the sun, as it appears to the eye of a spectator on the earth; apparent departure of a planet from the sun in its orbit; as the elongation of Venus or Mercury.

6. In surgery, an imperfect luxation, occasioned by the stretching or lengthening of the ligaments; or the extension of a part beyond its natural dimension.

Naves Topical Index

Descendants of Elon, son of Zubulun.
Numbers 26:26

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Elonites, the

(Numbers 26:26) [ELON, 2]