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Alian (Alvan)
Lofty, tall
Strong's #G5935

References
Genesis 36:23, 1Chronicles 1:40

Allon
Part of an oak or terebinth, great tree, oak
Strong's #H436, #H438

Allon was a city given to the tribe of Naphtali as an inheritance in the Promised Land. It was also the name of a person who was a member of the tribe of Simeon.

References
Joshua 19:33, 1Chronicles 4:37

Allonbachuth
Oak of weeping
Strong's #H439

Allonbachuth is the site where Rebekah's nurse, named Deborah, was buried in Bethel.

References
Genesis 35:8

Almon
Hidden, concealed
Strong's #H5960

Almon was a Levitical city within the tribe of Benjamin's inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 21:18

Almondiblathaim
Concealing two cakes
Strong's #H5963

Almondiblathaim, located near Mount Nebo, is one of the many places where the Israelites camped as they wandered the wilderness for forty years.

References
Numbers 33:46 - 47

Alpheus (Alphaeus)
Changing
Strong's #G256

Alphaeus is the KJV New Testament spelling of Alpheus. The apostles Matthew and James the Less both had fathers named Alpheus.

References
Matthew 10:3, Mark 2:14, 3:18, Luke 6:15, Acts 1:13

Additional Study:

Alush
I will knead bread
Strong's #H442

Alush was one of the many places ancient Israel camped after they left Egyptian bondage.

References
Numbers 33:13 - 14

Alvah
His rising up, his highness
Strong's #H5933

Alvah was one of Esau's eleven sons, all of which are called chieftans or dukes in the Bible.

References
Genesis 36:40

Amalek
Dweller in a valley
Strong's #H6002

References
Genesis 36:12, 16, Exodus 17, 24:20, 25:17, 19, Judges 3:13, 5:14, 1Samuel 15, 28:18, 2Samuel 8:12, 1Chronicles 1:36, 18:11, Psalm 83:7

Additional Study:

Amana
Support
Strong's #H549

Amana was the name of a mountain peak mentioned by King Solomon. The exact location of this Lebanon peak is unknown.

References
Song of Solomon 4:8

Amariah
Jah has said, Jehovah speaks
Strong's #H568

References
1Chronicles 6, 23:19, 24:23, 2Chronicles 31:15, Ezra 7:3, 10:42, Nehemiah 10:3, 11:4, 12:2, 13, Zephaniah 1:1

Amasa
Burden
Strong's #H6021

References
2Samuel 17:25, 19:13, 20:4 - 12, 1Kings 2:5, 32, 1Chronicles 2:17, 2Chronicles 28:12

Amaziah
Strength in Jah, Jehovah is mighty
Strong's #H558

Amaziah was the name of the ninth ruler over the Kingdom of Judah. He reigned from 796 to 767 B.C. Several other Biblical people are also named Amaziah.

References
2Kings 12:21, 13:12, 14:1 - 23, 15:1 - 3, 1Chronicles 3:12, 4:34, 6:45, 2Chronicles 25 - 26, Amos 7

Additional Study:

Aminadab
One of the prince's people
Strong's #G284

References
Matthew 1:4, Luke 3:33

Amittai
Veracious, my truth
Strong's #H573

Amittai was the father of Jonah the prophet.

References
2Kings 14:25, Jonah 1:1

Ammah
A cubit
Strong's #H522

Ammah was a hill near the city of Gibeon. Joab and Abishai pursued Abner to Ammah after he murdered their brother Asahel.

References
2Samuel 2:24

Ammihud
My kinsman is majesty, people of splendor
Strong's #H5989

References
Numbers 1:10, 2:18, 7:48, 53, 10:22, 34:20, 28, 2Samuel 13:37, 1Chronicles 7:26, 9:4

Amminadab
People of liberality, my kinsman is noble
Strong's #H5992

References
Exodus 6:23, Number 1:7, 2:3, 7:12, 17, 10:14, Ruth 4, 1Chronicles 2:10, 6:22, 15:10 - 11

Ammizabad
People of endowment, my people have bestowed
Strong's #H5990

References
1Chronicles 27:6

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