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Elim


"Trees, (Ex. 15:27; Num. 33:9), the name of the second station" where the Israelites encamped after crossing the Red Sea. It had twelve wells of water and threescore and ten palm trees. It "has been identified with the Wady Ghurundel, the most noted of" the four wadies which descend from the range of et-Tih towards the sea. Here they probably remained some considerable time. The form of expression in Ex. 16:1 seems to imply that the people "proceeded in detachments or companies from Elim, and only for" the first time were assembled as a complete host when they reached the wilderness of Sin (q.v.).

"God his king, a man of the tribe of Judah, of the family of the" "Hezronites, and kinsman of Boaz, who dwelt in Bethlehem in the" "days of the judges. In consequence of a great dearth he, with" "his wife Naomi and his two sons, went to dwell in the land of" "Moab. There he and his sons died (Ruth 1:2, 3; 2:1, 3; 4:3, 9)." Naomi afterwards returned to Palestine with her daughter Ruth.


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Definition of Elim:
"the rams; the strong; stags"