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.
And the sons of Korah: Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph: these are the families of the Korahites.
And there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite.
And it came to pass on the day that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife and to all her sons and her daughters portions;
And Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? Am not I better to thee than ten sons?
And they rose up early in the morning and worshipped before Jehovah, and returned and came to their house at Ramah. And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and Jehovah remembered her.
And Elkanah her husband, and all his house, went up to sacrifice to Jehovah the yearly sacrifice and his vow.
And Elkanah her husband said to her, Do what is good in thy sight: abide until thou hast weaned him; only, may Jehovah fulfil his word. And the woman abode, and gave her son suck until she weaned him.
And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the boy ministered to Jehovah in the presence of Eli the priest.
And Eli blessed Elkanah and his wife, and said, Jehovah give thee seed of this woman for the loan which is lent to Jehovah. And they went to their own home.
Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub, and Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Ahimaaz,
The sons of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, Elkanah his son, and 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 dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.
Elkanah, and Jishijah, and Azareel, and Joezer, and Jashobeam, the Korahites;
And Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, slew Maaseiah the king's son, and Azrikam the governor of the house, and Elkanah the second to the king.