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Allon (son of Jedaiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Allon, Son of Jedaiah
Allon, Son of Jedaiah (אַלּוֹן‎, allon). Listed among the Simeonites as an ancestor of Ziza (1 Chr 4:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Allon (Person)
ALLON (PERSON) [Heb ʾallôn (אַלֹּון)]. Descendant of Simeon. The only reference to him occurs in 1 Chr 4:37, where he is recorded as the grandfather of Ziza. The list of individuals in 1 Chr 4:34–37 were “princes in their families” (1 Chr 4:38). This certainly means that Meshobab, Jamlech, Joshah, Joel,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Allon
ALLON 1. A Simeonite prince, a descendant of Shemaiah (1 Chr 4:37).2. In Josh 19:33 it is better translated (see ASV, RSV) as a common noun meaning “oak.” The word “plain” in Jdg 4:11 should also be rendered “oak” as in ASV and RSV.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Allon
Allon (Heb. ʾallôn)A Simeonite, the son of Jedaiah and a descendant of Shemaiah (1 Chr. 4:37).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Allon (Person)
ALLON [ǎlˊən] (Heb. ˒allôn “oak”) (PERSON). A man from the tribe of Simeon, the son of Jedaiah and a descendant of Shemaiah (1 Chr. 4:37).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Allon
Al´lon (an oak), a Simeonite, ancestor of Ziza, a prince of his tribe in the reign of Hezekiah. 1 Chron. 4:37. (b.c. 727.)
Allon
Allon, a large strong tree of some description, probably an oak.1. Allon, more accurately Elon, a place named among the cities of Naphtali. Josh. 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 New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Allon
AL´LON (alʹlon; “an oak”).1. The expression in the KJV of Josh. 19:33, “from Allon to Zaanannim,” is more correctly rendered in the NASB, “from the oak in Zaanannim” (cf. NIV, “the large tree”), which served as a landmark.2. The son of Jedaiah and father of Shiphi, a chief Simeonite, of the family
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Allon
Allonoak. (1.) The expression in the Authorized Version of Josh. 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,
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Allon
ALLON [AL lun] (oak or terebinth) — a son of Jedaiah and the father of Shiphi, of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:37). The word is also found in Joshua 19:33 (KJV) as a town of Naphtali, but the NKJV translates “the terebinth tree”; the NRSV has “the oak”; and the NIV has “the large tree.”
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