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Nahum’s supposed birthplace, derived from the prophet’s self-identifier as an “Elkoshite” (Nah 1:1).
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ELKOSH (PLACE) [Heb ʾelkōšı̂ (אֶלְכֹּשִׁי)]. Supposed birthplace of Nahum the prophet; probably the name of his village originated from the name of his ancestor. The place name ʾelqōš does not appear in the Bible, but can be assumed from the Heb ʾelqōšı̂ “Elkoshite” in Nah 1:1; however, its locality
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elkosh. Home or birthplace of the prophet Nahum (Na 1:1). Different places have been suggested:(1) Al-Qush, about 50 miles north of modern Mosul. This was a medieval tradition, but evidence from the Book of Nahum does not support it.(2) Hilkeesei, a village in Galilee, perhaps corresponding to modern
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elkosh elʹkōsh, (OF) [Heb. hāʾelqōšî; Gk. Elkesaiou]; AV, NEB, ELKOSHITE. A name occuring in Nah. 1:1 only, probably designating the home of the prophet. The site is unknown.The tradition identifying Elkosh with el-Qôsh, about 50 km (30 mi) N of Mosul, a rather large village with a Nestorian monastery,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ELKOSH. The birthplace of the prophet Nahum (Nah 1:1). It is difficult to determine which city is meant; four suggestions have been made. (1) The 16th cen. Jewish writers identified Nahum as having been born of one of the ten northern tribes in exile in the town Al-Qush (Elkosh) N of Nineveh. (2a) Capernaum
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elkosh (Heb. ʾelqōšɩ̂)The residence of the prophet Nahum (Nah. 1:1). The location of Elkosh is unknown, but a number of sites have been proposed. The most fanciful claim has been the traditional identification of Elkosh with al-Qush, a village N of Mosul near ancient Nineveh; this tradition cannot
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
EL´KOSH (elʹkosh; uncertain derivation). The birthplace of the prophet Nahum, from which he is called “the Elkoshite” (Nah. 1:1). Two Jewish traditions assign widely different localities to Elkosh. In the time of Jerome it was believed to be a small village of Galilee, called to the present day Helcesaei