Word Summary
Eloth: "grove of lofty trees"
Original Word: אֵילוֹת
Transliteration: Eloth
Phonetic Spelling: (ay-loth')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: "grove of lofty trees"
Meaning: Eloth -- "grove of lofty trees"
Strong's Concordance
Elath, Eloth

Or meylath {ay-lath'}; from 'ayil; trees or a grove (i.e. Palms); Eloth or Elath, a place on the Red Sea -- Elath, Eloth.

see HEBREW 'ayil


H359. Eloth

אֵילַתproper name, of a location (lofty tree (s collective?) i.e. palms? compare Di Genesis 14:6) town & harbour, northeast arm of Red Sea, hence called lanitic Gulf (= Gulf of Akaba, from neighbouring fortress) Deuteronomy 2:8; 2 Kings 14:22; 16:6 (twice in verse) (perhaps later designation for fuller פארן איל‎ q. v.) = ᵐ5Αἰλων, Αἰλαθ Greek Αἰλανα etc.; = אֵלָה‎ (? Genesis 36:41 see Di), אֵילוֺת‎ below

אֵילוֺתproper name, of a location id. (grove of lofty trees (palms?)) 1 Kings 9:26; 2 Kings 16:6; 2 Chronicles 8:17; 26:2 (compare אֵילַת מָּאוָן, אֵיל‎).