Elkanah


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Elkanah

(ĕl`kānə, ĕlkā`nə), in the Bible. 1 Husband of Hannah and father of Samuel. 2 Head of a Levitical family. 3 Officer of Ahaz's household. 4 Doorkeeper of the Ark of the Covenant.
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JACKSON Elkanah 'Leon' of Everdon Road beloved Husband to Maggie, devoted and dearly loved Dad, Grandad, Father in law, dear Brother, Brother in law, Uncle and dear friend to many passed away peacefully on 31st December 2014, aged 88 years.
In the 1770s David Jones of New Jersey went twice to the Indians of Ohio, and Elkanah Holmes of New York made five journeys to the Indians of central and western New York.
The villain tragedies on the Restoration stage commonly cited by modern critics include plays such as: Thomas Porter's The Villain (1662); Henry Nevil Payne's The Fatal Jealousy (1672); Thomas Otway's Alcibiades (1675); Elkanah Settle's The Conquest of China (1675); John Dryden and Nathaniel Lee's Oedipus (1678); and Nathaniel Lee's Caesar Borgia (1679).
summarized the preacher's career by analyzing the biblical significance of his name: "And as though, that good Elkanah [Roger] would euen from the Cradle dedicate him to God, he called his name Samuel, that is, heard or appointed of God; and, as if God himselfe would assigne him for the sacrifice of his people, hee appointed he should be surnamed Hieron, that is, one fit for this spirituall sacrifice.
He cannot find anything in the text to show that Elkanah made the consecration, and is astounded that the rabbis never dealt with the solution to this problem in the Talmud.
These men, who included Sir William Houldsworth, MP (a director of the London and North-West Railway Company), Herbert Philips, Sir Elkanah Armitage, and James Watts (of S.
Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the United States and Elkanah Odembo, Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the United States, will be on hand to discuss opportunities within their countries.
CDATA[ Winners of 7th annual nationwide Mishna Quiz, held in Efrat on Wednesday, are crowned: Alon Simon of Jerusalem and Yair Shmuel Cohen from Elkanah.
Elkanah Settle had been considered the updater of Shakespeare's text since E C.
Nigerian Elkanah On yeali played sowell, he found his way into the Tranmere Rovers first team and became a pioneer for the influx of African footballers into the English game over the next half-century.
artist-cartoonist Elkanah Tisdale provided an early example of a humorous map with the Salamander Map of Essex County, Massachusetts (1812).
At nine o'clock Elkanah herded all of us out of the shop.