Elkosh

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Elkosh ” means God my bow

Elkosh : the birthplace of the prophet Nahum, hence called "the Elkoshite." (Nahum 1:1) This place is located at the modern Alkush , a village on the east bank of the Tigris, about two miles north of Mosul. Some think a small village in Galilee is intended.

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