Elkanah (1 Ch 6:27)
Elkanah • Jeroham (father of Joelah)
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elkanah (Person)
ELKANAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾelqānâ (אֶלְקָנָה)]. As many as eight different men, probably all but one of whom were Levites, bore this name.1. A Korahite Levite descended from Kohath son of Aaron (Exod 6:24); possibly, though not necessarily, the same as # 2 below.2. A Korahite Levite, presumably somewhat
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ELKANAH el-kay´nuh [אֶלְקָנָהʾelqanah]. 1. Jeroham’s son, an Ephraimite from Ramah in 1 Sam 1:1 but a Levite in 1 Chr 6:27, 34, with two wives: Hannah who bore him the prophet Samuel, and Peninniah who bore him several children (1 Sam 1:2, 20).2. A Levite descended from Kohath: son of Assir (1 Chr
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