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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. The expression in the Authorized Version of Joshua 19:33, "from Allon to Zaanannim," is more correctly rendered in the Revised Version, "from the oak in Zaanannim." The word denotes some remarkable tree which stood near Zaanannim, and which served as a landmark.

2. The son of Jedaiah, of the family of the Simeonites, who expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor (1 Chronicles 4:37).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

an oak; strong

Naves Topical Index

1. Son of Jedaiah
1 Chronicles 4:37

2. A city of Naphtali
Joshua 19:33

Smith's Bible Dictionary

1. (an oak) a Simeonite, ancestor of Ziza, a prince of his tribe in the reign of Hezekiah (1 Chronicles 4:37) (B.C. 727.)
2. a large strong tree of some description probably an oak.

  1. ALLON more accurately ELON, a place named among the cities of Naphtali. (Joshua 19:33) Probably the more correct construction is to take it with the following word, i.e., "the oak by Zaanannim. [ELON]
  2. ALLON BACHUTH (oak of weeping) the tree under which Rebekah's nurse, Deborah, was buried. (Genesis 35:8)

3. a city on the Jordan, "beside Zaretan," in the time of Joshua. (Joshua 3:16)

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Oak of weeping, a tree near Bethel, at the spot where Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, was buried (Genesis 35:8). Large trees, from their rarity in the plains of Palestine, were frequently designated as landmarks. This particular tree was probably the same as the "palm tree of Deborah" (Judges 4:5).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

the oak of weeping

Naves Topical Index

Place where Rebekah was buried.
Genesis 35:8

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ALLONGE', noun allunj'.

1. A pass with a sword; a thrust made by stepping forward and extending the arm; a term used in fencing, often contracted into lunge.

2. A long rein, when a horse is trotted in the hand.