Metaphysical meaning of Elkanah (mbd)
a A Levite, of the hill country of Ephraim, husband of Hannah and father of Samuel the prophet (I Sam. 1: 1). b A son of Korah of the Levites (Exod. 6:24). c Three other Levites by this name are mentioned in I Chronicles 9:16; 12:6, 15:23. d Second to King Ahaz of Judah, and slain by Zichri a mighty man of Ephraim (II Chron. 28:7).