Elim

The origin of the name Elim is Hebrew

 

THIS IS HOW Elim IS WRITTEN IN HEBREW:

אֵילִםEylim

 

The biblical meaning of the name Elim is:

“Trees, (Palma, Grove)”

strong trees

the rams; the strong; stags”

 

In The Bible:

Elim was:

The second station where the Israelites encamped after crossing the Red Sea. It is distinguished as having had “twelve wells (rather ‘fountains’) of water, and three‐score and ten palm trees.” It is generally identified by the best authorities with Wady Garundel, about halfway down the shore of the Gulf of Suez. A few palm trees still remain, and the water is excellent..*

*Smith’s Bible Dictionary

THE NAME Elim APPEARS IN THE BIBLE IN THE FOLLOWING VERSES:

Exodus 15:27 KJV
“And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.”

Exodus 16:1 KJV
“And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt.”

Numbers 33:9 KJV
“And they removed from Marah, and came unto Elim: and in Elim were twelve fountains of water, and threescore and ten palm trees; and they pitched there.”

Numbers 33:10 KJV
“And they removed from Elim, and encamped by the Red sea.”