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Allon - a large strong tree of some description probably an oak.

  1. Allon more accurately Elon, a place named among the cities of Naphtali. (Joshua 19:33) Probably the more correct construction is to take it with the following word, i.e., "the oak by Zaanannim. [Elon]

  2. Allon BACHUTH (oak of weeping) the tree under which Rebekah's nurse, Deborah, was buried. (Genesis 35:8) (an oak) a Simeonite, ancestor of Ziza, a prince of his tribe in the reign of Hezekiah (1 Chronicles 4:37) (B.C. 727.)

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