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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Elhanan

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1. Son of Jaare-Oregim, or Jair, the Bethlehemitc. (See JAARE-OREGIM.) Slew Lahmi, brother of Goliath the Gittite (2 Samuel 21:19; 1 Chronicles 20:5). The 'oregim seems to have crept into the first line from the second, where it means "weavers." "The Bethlehemite" is an alteration of eth Lahmi, a confusion being made with

2. Elhanan son of Dodo of Bethlehem; first of "the thirty" of David's guard (2 Samuel 23:24; 1 Chronicles 11:26).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Elhanan'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/e/elhanan.html. 1949.

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