Elhanan (El-hay´nuhn; Heb., “God is gracious”)

1 The son of Dodo from Bethlehem; one of David’s thirty “mighty warriors” (2Sam 23:24). 2 The son of Jair (or Jaareoregim) of Bethlehem, who killed Goliath (2Sam 21:19) or Goliath’s brother Lahmi (1Chr 20:5).

2Sam 23:24

24Among the Thirty were Asahel brother of Joab; Elhanan son of Dodo of Bethlehem;

2Sam 21:19

19Then there was another battle with the Philistines at Gob; and Elhanan son of Jaare-oregim, the Bethlehemite, killed Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose s ... View more

1Chr 20:5

5Again there was war with the Philistines; and Elhanan son of Jair killed Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's ... View more

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