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Jalon in Biblical Hebrew
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The name Jalon in the Bible

The one and only Jalon mentioned in the Bible is one of four sons of a certain Ezrah (not the famous one) of Judah (1 Chronicles 4:17).

Etymology of the name Jalon

The name Jalon seems to be related to the Hebrew root group לון (lun):

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Jalon meaning

For a meaning of the name Jalon, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Passing The Night. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names offers Abiding.

We don't know anything about the mother of Jalon, and why Ezrah would call his son "Spent The Night," the Bible leaves to our imagination. But on the other hand, Ezrah may have meant to name him He Murmurs.

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