Elhanan in the Bible
1. A distinguished warrior in the time of David, who killed Lahmi, the brother of Goliath, the Gittite
- 2 Samuel 21:19 And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for ELHANAN.
- 1 Chronicles 20:5 And there was war again with the Philistines; and Elhanan the son of Jair slew Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, whose spear staff was like a weaver's beam.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Elhanan.
2. Son of Dodo, one of David's heroes
- 2 Samuel 23:24 Asahel the brother of Joab was one of the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
- 1 Chronicles 11:26 Also the valiant men of the armies were, Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,