Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Allon

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“Allon”
Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)
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See the modern Wikipedia entry at Allon.

Allon, oak.

(1.) The expression in the Authorized Version of Joshua 19:33, "from Allon to Zaanannim," is more correctly rendered in the Revised Version, "from the oak in Zaanannim." The word denotes some remarkable tree which stood near Zaanannim, and which served as a landmark.

(2.) The son of Jedaiah, of the family of the Simeonites, who expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor (1 Chronicles 4:37).