Elath @ grove; trees, Deuteronomy:2:8), also in plural form Eloth (kjvKings:9:26, etc.); called by the Greeks and Romans Elana; a city of Idumea, on the east, i.e., the Elanitic, gulf, or the Gulf of Akabah, of the Red Sea. It is first mentioned in Deuteronomy:2:8. It is also mentioned along with Ezion-geber in kjvKings:9:26. It was within the limits of Solomon's dominion, but afterwards revolted. It was, however, recovered and held for a time under king Uzziah ( 2Kings:14:22). Now the ruin Aila.