Judges 12:12
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English Standard Version
Then Elon the Zebulunite died and was buried at Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.

King James Bible
And Elon the Zebulonite died, and was buried in Aijalon in the country of Zebulun.

American Standard Version
And Elon the Zebulunite died, and was buried in Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he died, and was buried in ZahnIon.

English Revised Version
And Elon the Zebulunite died, and was buried in Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Elon the Zebulonite died, and was buried in Ajalon in the country of Zebulun.

Judges 12:12 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

When the Gileadites had beaten the Ephraimites, they took the fords of the Jordan before the Ephraimites (or towards Ephraim: see Judges 3:28; Judges 7:24), to cut off their retreat and prevent their return to their homes. And "when fugitives of Ephraim wanted to cross, the men of Gilead asked them, Art thou Ephrathi," i.e., an Ephraimite? And if he said no, they made him pronounce the word Shibboleth (a stream or flood, as in Psalm 69:3, Psalm 69:16; not an ear of corn, which is quite unsuitable here); "and if he said, Sibboleth, not taking care to pronounce it correctly, they laid hold of him and put him to death at the fords of the Jordan." In this manner there fell at that time, i.e., during the whole war, 42,000 Ephraimites. The "fugitives of Ephraim" were the Ephraimites who had escaped from the battle and wished to return home. The expression is used here in its ordinary sense, and not with the contemptuous sense in which the Ephraimites had used it in Judges 12:4. From this history we learn quite casually that the Ephraimites generally pronounced sh (shin) like s (samech). הכין is used elliptically for לב הכין, to direct his heart to anything, pay heed (compare 1 Samuel 23:22; 1 Chronicles 28:2, with 2 Chronicles 12:14; 2 Chronicles 30:19).

Judges 12:12 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Aijalon.

Joshua 19:42 And Shaalabbin, and Ajalon, and Jethlah,

1 Chronicles 6:69 And Aijalon with her suburbs, and Gathrimmon with her suburbs:

1 Chronicles 8:13 Beriah also, and Shema, who were heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants of Gath:

Cross References
Joshua 10:12
At that time Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon."

Judges 12:11
After him Elon the Zebulunite judged Israel, and he judged Israel ten years.

Judges 12:13
After him Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite judged Israel.

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