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Jalam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jalam, Son of Esau
Jalam, Son of Esau (יַעְלָם‎, ya'lam). A son of Esau by Oholibamah (Gen 36:5–18; 1 Chr 1:35).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jalam (Person)
JALAM (PERSON) [Heb yaʿlām (יַעְלָם)]. The 2d son of Esau and Oholibamah (Gen 36:5, 14; 1 Chr 1:35). He is counted among the Edomite “tribal chiefs” (Heb ʾallûpı̂m) in Gen 36:18, and as such was likely considered to be one of the Edomite clans (or tribes?). The name could be interpreted as an animal
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jalam
Jalam. Esau’s son and chief of an Edomite clan (Gn 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Chr 1:35, kjv Jaalam).
Jaalam
Jaalam. kjv form of Jalam, Esau’s son, in Genesis 36:5, 14, 18 and 1 Chronicles 1:35.See Jalam.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jalam
Jalam jaĺem [Heb. yaʾlām]; AV JAALAM. In Gen. 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Ch. 1:35, a son of Esau, mentioned as the second son by Oholibamah; probably an Edomite clan.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jalam
JALAM Esau’s son and chief of an Edomite clan (Gn 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Chr 1:35).
Jaalam
JAALAM* kjv form of Jalam, Esau’s son, in Genesis 36:5, 14, 18 and 1 Chronicles 1:35. See Jalam.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jalam
Jalam (jay´luhm), the son of Esau and Oholi-bamah the Hivite. He was the leader of an Edomite family group (Gen. 36:5, 18).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jaalam
JAALAM. A son of Esau by Aholibamah, a Hivite woman (Gen 36:5). He is referred to as a “duke” or chief (Gen 36:18).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jalam
Jalam (Heb. yaʿlām)An Edomite chief, the son of Esau and Oholibamah (Gen. 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Chr. 1:35).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jalam
Jalam [jāˊləm] (Heb. ya˓lām). An Edomite chief, the son of Esau and Oholibamah (Gen. 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Chr. 1:35; KJV “Jaalam”).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Jalam
JALAM יעלםI. The Edomite personal name Jalam/ Yaʿlām (Gen 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Chr 1:35) has been considered a theophoric containing the presumed Arabic animal-deity Jaʿlam ‘Ibex’. (Robertson Smith 1912).II. Unlike the other animal-deities proposed by Robertson Smith (→Jaghuṯ; →Yaʿûq), Jalam is not attested
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja-alam
Ja-a´lam (whom God hides), a son of Esau, Gen. 36:5, 14, 18; comp. 1 Chron. 1:35, and a head of a tribe of Edom. (b.c. 1790.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jalam
JA´LAM (jaʹlam). The second named of Esau’s three sons by Oholibamah (Aholibamah, KJV) in Canaan (Gen. 36:5, 14; 1 Chron. 1:35; “Jaalam,” KJV).
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