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ellasar


ellasar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Ellasar 
  the  oak  or  heap  of  Assyria,  a  territory  in  Asia  of  which  Arioch 
  was  king  (Gen.  14:1,  9).  It  is  supposed  that  the  old  Chaldean 
  town  of  Larsa  was  the  metropolis  of  this  kingdom,  situated 
  nearly  half-way  between  Ur  (now  Mugheir)  and  Erech,  on  the  left 
  bank  of  the  Euphrates.  This  town  is  represented  by  the  mounds  of 
  Senkereh  a  little  to  the  east  of  Erech. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Ellasar,  revolting  from  God