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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Elam

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1. The region afterwards called Persia, Genesis 14:1 . It was called Elam after a son of Shem, Genesis 10:22 . It corresponded to the Elymais of Greek and Roman writers, which comprehended a part of Susiana, now Khusistan or more probably included the whole of Susiana. The city Susa, or Shushan, was in it, Daniel 8:2 . See also Acts 2:9 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Elam'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/e/elam.html. 1859.

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Sunday, October 13th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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