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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #0511 - אֶלְקָנָה

Transliteration
'elqânâh
Phonetics
el-kaw-naw'  
Word Origin
from (0410) and (07069)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Elkanah = “God has possessed” or “God has created”

1) Samuel’s father

2) a ruler in Jerusalem in the time of king Ahaz

3) one of David’s mighty warriors

4) son of Korah

5) several Levites

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21) NAS (21) HCS (20)
Exodus 1
1 Samuel 8
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 1
Exodus 1
1 Samuel 8
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 1
Exodus 1
1 Samuel 8
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 20
n-p 17
n-p 17
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֶלְקָנָה proper name, masculine ( God has created, or taken possession)

a. father of Samuel 1 Samuel 1-2 (8t.) 1 Chronicles 6:12; 1 Chronicles 6:19.

b. son of Korah Exodus 6:24.

c. a ruler in Jerusalem in the time of Ahaz 2 Chronicles 28:7.

d. one of David's warriors 1 Chronicles 12:6.

e. several Levites ( a) 1 Chronicles 6:8; 1 Chronicles 6:10; 1 Chronicles 6:21. (β) v. 1 Chronicles 6:11; v. 1 Chronicles 6:20. (γ) 1 Chronicles 9:16 (δ) 1 Chronicles 15:23.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֶלְקָנָה (“whom God created” [rather, “possessed,” see קָנָה ]), [Elkanah], pr.n.m.

(1)  1 Samuel 1:1, seq.; 2:11, 20 1 Samuel 1:20.

(2)  Exodus 6:24.

(3)  2 Chronicles 28:7.

(4)  1 Chronicles 12:6.

(5)  1 Chronicles 6:8, 10 1 Chronicles 6:10, 11 1 Chronicles 6:11, 20 1 Chronicles 6:20, 21 1 Chronicles 6:21, 15:23.

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List of Word Forms
אֶ֠לְקָנָה אֶלְקָנָ֑ה אֶלְקָנָ֔ה אֶלְקָנָ֖ה אֶלְקָנָ֛ה אֶלְקָנָ֡ה אֶלְקָנָ֣ה אֶלְקָנָ֥ה אֶלְקָנָ֨ה אֶלְקָנָה֙ אלקנה וְאֶלְקָנָ֔ה וְאֶלְקָנָ֖ה ואלקנה ’el·qā·nāh ’elqānāh Elkanah veelkaNah wə’elqānāh wə·’el·qā·nāh

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