Elqoshi: a native of ElkoshOriginal Word: אֶלְקֹשִׁיPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivationDefinition
a native of ElkoshNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs אֶלְקוֺשִׁי adjective, of a people
with article Nahum the Elkoshite Nahum 1:1
(perhaps = from Elkosh
, but locality unknown; identified by JerComm.
with a village Elcesi
in Galilee; compare also Capernaum (= כְּפַר נַחוּם
?); others (improbably) with an Elkosh on east bank of Tigris, near Mosul). **
On etymology, and site of place, see DaNahum, etc., 9 ff.
GASmTwelve Proph. ii. 79f
Patrial from a name of uncertain derivation; an Elkoshite or native of Elkosh -- Elkoshite.