American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
1. A valley in which David slew Goliath, 1 Samuel 17:2,3,19 . It was probably about eleven miles southwest from Jerusalem.
2. Son and successor of Baasha, king of Israel, B. C. 926. After reigning two years, he was slain while intoxicated, by Zimri, one of his officers, who succeeded him as king. Zimri destroyed all the family of Baasha, according to the prediction of Jehu, 1 Kings 16:6 - 10 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Elah'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/e/elah.html. 1859.