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Etam (Person)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Etam (Person)
ETAM (PERSON) [Heb ʿêṭām (עֵיטָם)]. One of the descendants of Judah (1 Chr 4:3). He is probably also to be associated with the Judean town of the same name (2 Chr 11:6). See ETAM (PLACE).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Etam
ETAM [E tum] — the name of three or four places in the Old Testament:1. A cave (Judg. 15:8, 11) in western Judah where Samson stayed after defeating the Philistines.2. A place listed in Judah’s genealogy (1 Chr. 4:3). It may be the same place as No. 4.3. A town of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:32).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Etam
Etam ee’tuhm (עֵיטָםH6515, possibly “place of birds of prey”). (1) Son (or descendant or clan) of Hur included in the genealogy of Judah (1 Chr. 4:3–4). The reading “These were the sons of Etam” is an emendation based on the Septuagint and the Vulgate (the latter has stirps, “progeny”). The Hebrew text
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ETAM
ETAM ee´tuhm [עֵיטָםʿetam; Ἠτάμ Etam, Ἀιτάμ Aitam]. 1. One of the towns in the territory of Simeon (1 Chr 4:32). Its location is unknown.2. A town mentioned in Josh 15:59a of LXX (not in MT) as being in the region of biblical Judah, near Bethlehem. Its exact location and identity are unknown, but
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