ELASAH (ĕl'a-sah, Heb. ’el‘āsâh, God has made)
One of the sons of Pashhur who was guilty of marrying foreign women (
ELASA ĕl’ ə sə (̓Ελασά), the place where lay encamped when Bacchides advanced upon him in 160 b.c. (
ELASAH ĕl’ ə sə (אֶלְעָשָֽׂה, LXX
2. A son of Shaphan, who when sent to Nebuchadnezzar by Zedekiah, carried a letter from Jeremiah to the exiles (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
el’-a-sa, ele-a’sa (Alasa; theEleasa):
The place where Judas pitched his camp before the battle in which he was overwhelmed and slain (APC 1Macc 9:5).
It probably corresponds to the modern Khirbet il`asa, between the two Beth-horons.
(’el`asah, "God has made"):
(1) An Israelite who had married a foreign wife (
(2) A son of Shaphan, by whom, with Gemariah, King Zedekiah sent a message to Babylon (