Smith's Bible Dictionary


E'lon. (an oak).

1. A Hittite, whose daughter was one of Esau's wives. Gen 26:34; Gen 36:2. (B.C. 1797).

2. The second of the three sons, attributed to Zebulun, Gen 46:14; Num 26:26, and the founder of the family of the Elonites. (B.C. 1695).

3. Elon, the Zebulonite, who judged Israel for ten years, and was buried in Aijalon in Zebulun. Jdg 12:11-12. (B.C. 1174-1164).

4. One of the towns, in the border of the tribe of Dan. Jos 19:43.


Taken from: Smith's Bible Dictionary by Dr. William Smith (1884)