512. Elqoshi
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Elqoshi: a native of Elkosh
Original Word: אֶלְקֹשִׁי
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: Elqoshi
Phonetic Spelling: (el-ko-shee')
Short Definition: Elkoshite

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a native of Elkosh
NASB Translation
Elkoshite (1).

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.

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