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  #5867 עֵילָם `Eylam {ay-lawm'}
     or עוֹלָם `Owlam (Ezr 10:2; Jer 49:36) {o-lawm'}

 probably from H5956;

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 Elam = "eternity"
 n pr m
 1) a Korhite Levite in the time of David
 2) a chief man of the tribe of Benjamin
 3) ancestor of a family of exiles who returned with Zerubbabel
 4) a chief of the people who signed the covenant with Nehemiah
 5) another ancestor of another family of exiles who returned with
 6) a priest who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem
    in the time of Nehemiah
 7) another head of a family of returning exiles
 n pr loc
 8) a province east of Babylon and northeast of the lower Tigris

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

Probably from H5956; hidden, that is, distant; Elam, a son of Shem, and his descendants, with their country; also of six Israelites:—Elam.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #5867a.
  • עֵילָם
  • Elam or
  • [or] עוֹלָם
  • Olam (743d); of unc. der.; a son of Shem, also his desc. and their country:—
  • NASB - Elam(17).

  • #5867b.
  • עֵילָם
  • Elam (743d); from the same as 5867a; the name of several Isr.:—
  • NASB - Elam(11).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - Elam 28; 28
Genesis 10:22; 14:1, 9. 1 Chronicles 1:17; 8:24; 26:3. Ezra 2:7, 31; 8:7; 10:2, 26. Nehemiah 7:12, 34; 10:14; 12:42. Isaiah 11:11; 21:2; 22:6. Jeremiah 25:25; 49:34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39. Ezekiel 32:24. Daniel 8:2.
The following translates multiple Hebrew or Aramaic words:
Jeremiah 49:36.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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