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  1. Elkanahnoun

    One of several minor characters in the Old Testament,including the father of Samuel.

  2. Elkanahnoun

    of Biblical origin.

  3. Etymology: אֶלְקָנָה "God has created".

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  1. Elkanah

    Elkanah (Hebrew: אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā "El has purchased") was, according to the First Book of Samuel, the husband of Hannah, and the father of her children including her first, Samuel. Elkanah practiced 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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  1. 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. Elkanah was the son of Jeroham, who was the son of Elihu, who was the son of Tohu, who was the son of Zuph. Elkanah is described as having originated from Zuph, specifically Ramathaim-Zophim, which was part of the tribal lands of Ephraim; however, the Books of Chronicles state that he was a Levite. He is the great great great grandson of another Elkanah.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elkanah in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elkanah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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