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Who is Elkanah?

Elkanah was, according to the Books of Samuel, the husband of Hannah, and the father of her children including her first, Samuel. Elkanah practised polygamy; his other wife, less favoured but bearing more children, was named Peninnah. The names of Elkanah's other children apart from Samuel are not given. Elkanah plays only a minor role in the narrative, and is mostly a supporting character to Eli, Hannah, and Samuel.

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Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

We have three pedigrees of Samuol, all suffering In transcription : (II 1 Ch 8 22-J1 >1 Kohath Amminadab Korah Assir, Elkanah, Ebiasaph Assir Tahath Uriel Uzzlah Shaul Elkanah Amasai Ahlmoth Elkanah ZopheJ Nanath Eliab Jeroham ...

Google previewHastings' Dictionary of the Bible (2015)

by Hastings, James

ELKANAH ('God hath acquired').—1. A son of Korah (Exo. 6:24).2.An Ephraimite, husbandof Peninnah and Hannah; by the formerhehad severalchildren, butHannah wasfor many years childless. Herrival mockedher for thisas they ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1921)

by Casey Albert Wood

Williams, Elkanah.

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Elkanah Meaning

Video shows what Elkanah means. Any of several minor characters in the Old Testament,including the father of Samuel.. of Biblical origin.. Elkanah Meaning.

Scrabble value of E1L1K5A1N1A1H4

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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