Pillar, Plain of the

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Pillar, Plain of the ” means

Pillar, Plain of the : or rather "oak of the pillar" (that being the real signification of the Hebrew word elon), a tree which stood near Shechem and at which the men of Shechem and the house of Millo assembled to crown Abimelech the son of Gideon. (Judges 9:6)