- First Reference: Genesis 26:34
- Last Reference: Judges 12:12
- 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
- H356 Used 7 times
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.
oak; grove; strong
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
4. A Hebrew judge
- A Hittite, whose daughter was one of Esau's wives. (Genesis 26:34; 36:2) (B.C. 1797.)
- 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.)
- 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).
- On of the towns in the border of the tribe of Dan. (Joshua 19:43)
(oak of the house of grace) is named with two Danite towns as forming one of Solomon's commissariat districts. (1 Kings 4:9)
the house of grace or mercy
A town of Dan
1 Kings 4:9
Perhaps identical with Elon
ELONG', verb transitive [Low Latin elongo.] To put far off; to retard.
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.
ELON'GATED, participle passive Lengthened; removed to a distance.
ELON'GATING, participle present tense Lengthening; extending.
1. Receding to a greater distance, particularly as a planet from the sun in its orbit.
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.
Descendants of Elon, son of Zubulun.
(Numbers 26:26) [ELON, 2]