🔼The name Chislon in the Bible
The name Chislon occurs only one time in the Bible. He is the father of Elidad of Benjamin, who was one of twelve men who were appointed to assist Moses in dividing Canaan into territories for the various tribes of Israel to live in (Numbers 34:21).
🔼Etymology of the name Chislon
The name Chislon comes from the verb כסל (kasal), extended with the common ון (waw-nun) termination that localizes or personifies the idea of the root:
For a meaning of the name Chislon, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Trust, Hope, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Firm Confidence. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate this name.