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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  God-created.  (1.)  The  second  son  of  Korah  (Ex.  6:24),  or 
  according  to  1  Chr.  6:22,  23,  more  correctly  his  grandson. 
  (2.)  Another  Levite  of  the  line  of  Heman  the  singer,  although 
  he  does  not  seem  to  have  performed  any  of  the  usual  Levitical 
  offices.  He  was  father  of  Samuel  the  prophet  (1  Chr.  6:27,  34). 
  He  was  "an  Ephrathite"  (1  Sam.  1:1,  4,  8),  but  lived  at  Ramah,  a 
  man  of  wealth  and  high  position.  He  had  two  wives,  Hannah,  who 
  was  the  mother  of  Samuel,  and  Peninnah. 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Elkanah,  God  the  zealous;  the  zeal  of  God