Reference: Elkanah, Or Elkonah
El'kanah, or El'konah
1. Son, or rather grandson, see
3. Another Kohathite Levite, father of Samuel the illustrious judge and prophet.
(B.C. about 1190.) All that is known of him is contained in the above notices and in
4. A Levite.
5. A Korhite who joined David while he was at Ziklag.
6. An officer in the household of Ahaz king of Judah, who was slain by Zichri the Ephraimite when Pekah invaded Judah.
The sons of Korah: Assir and Elkanah and Abiasaph; these are the families of the Korahites.
Now there was a certain man from Ramathaim-zophim from the hill country of Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite.
When the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he would give portions to Peninnah his wife and to all her sons and her daughters;
Then Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep and why do you not eat and why is your heart sad? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"
Then they arose early in the morning and worshiped before the LORD, and returned again to their house in Ramah And Elkanah had relations with Hannah his wife, and the LORD remembered her.
Then the man Elkanah went up with all his household to offer to the LORD the yearly sacrifice and pay his vow.
Elkanah her husband said to her, "Do what seems best to you Remain until you have weaned him; only may the LORD confirm His word." So the woman remained and nursed her son until she weaned him.
Then Elkanah went to his home at Ramah But the boy ministered to the LORD before Eli the priest.
Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you children from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD." And they went to their own home.
Meraioth became the father of Amariah, and Amariah became the father of Ahitub, and Ahitub became the father of Zadok, and Zadok became the father of Ahimaaz,
The sons of Kohath were Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son and Assir his son,
Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
and Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.
Elkanah, Isshiah, Azarel, Joezer, Jashobeam, the Korahites,
And Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, slew Maaseiah the king's son and Azrikam the ruler of the house and Elkanah the second to the king.