The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elon-Beth-Hanan (אֵילוֹן בֵּית חָנָן‎, eilon beith chanan). A Danite village identified as one of Solomon’s administrative districts (1 Kgs 4:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elon-Beth-Hanan (Place)
ELON-BETH-HANAN (PLACE) [Heb ʾêlôn bêt ḥānān (אֵילֹון בֵּית חָנָן)]. A locality enumerated within Solomon’s second administrative district (1 Kgs 4:9). Although the general geographic setting is defined by the context as falling within the old tribal territory of Dan, textual as well as historical
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elonbeth-hanan. Administrative district in Dan during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs 4:9). It is perhaps identifiable with the Danite town of Elon.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elonbeth-Hanan ē-lon-beth-hāʹnən [Heb. ʾêlôn bêṯ ḥānān—‘terebinth of the house of Elon’] (1 K. 4:9). A town in the second district supplying food for Solomon’s household; probably the same town as Elon.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ELON-BETHHANAN Administrative district in Dan during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs 4:9). It is perhaps identifiable with the Danite town of Elon.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ELON-BETH-HANAN. A Danite town which, with three others, provided one month’s sustenance for Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:7–9). This may be the same as Elon 4 (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elon-Beth-Hanan (Heb. ʾêlôn bêṯ ḥānān)A village in the tribal area of Dan belonging to Solomon’s second administrative district (1 Kgs. 4:9). Some scholars have identified the site with Aijalon in Josh. 19:43 (“the Oak of the House of Hanan,” modern Yālo; 152138), a city of refuge (1 Chr. 6:69)
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elon-Beth-Hanan [ēˊlən bĕth hāˊnən] (Heb. ˒êlôn bêṯ ḥānān “Oak of the house of Elon”). A village in the second administrative district of King Solomon, which was required to provide food for the royal palace (1 Kgs. 4:9); perhaps modern ˓Alein, west of Beit Maḥṣir or Tell Qopa, southwest
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
E´lon-beth´-hanan (oak of the house of grace) is named with two Danite towns as forming one of Solomon’s commissariat districts. 1 Kings 4:9.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Elon Beth Hanan
ELON BETH HANAN [ee lahn beth HAY nan] (oak of the house of Hanan) — a village of Dan, perhaps the same place as Elon (1 Kin. 4:9).
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Eʹlon [oak], the name of a place and of three men.1. A town in the border of the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:43), more fully called (1 Kings 4:9) Elon-beth-Hanan.2. A Hittite, whose daughter was one of Esau’s wives (Gen. 26:34; 36:2).3. The second of the three sons of Zebulun (Gen. 46:14), and father of
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
BETH-HANAN (Bĕth-hāʹ năn) Place-name meaning “house of grace.” A city in Solomon’s second district (1 Kings 4:9 TEV). See Elon.
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