And they removed from Haradah, and pitched in Makheloth.
And they removed from Makheloth, and encamped at Tahath.
1 Kings 9:
And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is
beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom.
2 Chronicles 8:
Then went Solomon to Eziongeber, and to Eloth, at the sea side in the land of Edom.
2 Chronicles 26:
He built Eloth, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ee' lahth) Variant spelling of Elath. See Elath .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ELOTH . See Elath.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Morrish Bible Dictionary
- Elath, Eloth
Seaport town at the extreme north of the Gulf of Akaba branch of the Red Sea. First mentioned in the wanderings of the Israelites; it was afterwards included in the dominion of Solomon, near to which, at Ezion-geber, he had a navy of ships. Afterwards we read that it was built by Azariah, and was restored to Judah; but subsequently it was conquered by Rezin and held by the Syrians, until it became a frontier town of Rome. Deuteronomy 2:8 ; 1 Kings 9:26 ; 2 Kings 14:22 ; 2 Kings 16:6 ; 2 Chronicles 8:17 ; 2 Chronicles 26:2 . It was situate about 29 29' N, 35 2' E . Elath is now called Aqaba and is in Jordan, it is the only sea-port of that country.
Aqaba, Gulf of
- Its northern port city is Eloth
(or Elath, NIV). See Eloth
- Ezion-geber (along with its twin town Elath, or Eloth
) was situated on the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqabah, the north-eastern arm of the Red Sea
- Grove; trees, (Deuteronomy 2:8 ), also in plural form Eloth
(1 Kings 9:26 , etc
- ELATH (called also Eloth
, ‘the great trees’)
- (ee' lath) or Eloth
(ee' lohth) Place name meaning, “ram,” “mighty trees,” or “terebinth
- The giant's backbone (so called from the head of a mountain which runs out into the sea), an ancient city and harbour at the north-east end of the Elanitic branch of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Akabah, near Elath or Eloth
(Numbers 33:35 ; Deuteronomy 2:8 )
- The Edomites being subdued, 2 Samuel 8:14, David took possession of Elath or Eloth
: and after him Solomon, whose fleet sailed from the neighboring town Ezion-geber to Ophir
- The station of Solomon's navy "beside Eloth
, on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom
- Solomon's navy rode at sea near Ezion Geber, beside Eloth
(1 Kings 9:26; 2 Chronicles 8:17)
- or Eloth
, a part of Idumea, situate upon the Red Sea, the emporium of Syria in Asia
- Or Eloth
, a city of Idumea, situated at the northern extremity of the eastern gulf of the Red Sea, which was anciently called the Elantic gulf, and now the gulf of Akaba
- To secure the eastern caravan route (the King's Highway), Uzziah rebuilt Elat (Eloth
), the strategic port on the gulf of Aqaba (2 Chronicles 26:2 ) and campaigned against the Arabs of Gurbaal (possibly Gur east of Beersheba), the Meunites (a branch of Edomites), and the Ammonites (2 Chronicles 26:7-8 )
- " Three centuries later, Solomon's navy was built "in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth
, on the shore of the Red Sea (Yam Suph), in the land of Edom
- We know that as far back as the time of Solomon, the cities of Astioum Gaber (Ezion Geber) and Ailah (Eloth
) were highly frequented marts
Solomon had his navy at Ezion Geber, near Eloth
on the Red Sea, which went to Ophir and brought back 420 talents of gold; and a navy of Tarshish which sailed with Hiram's navy in the Mediterranean, bringing every three years "gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks