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ū´lam ( אוּלם , 'ūlām , "preceding"):

(1) A "son"of Peresh; a Manassite clan (1 Chronicles 7:16 , 1 Chronicles 7:17 ). Lucian reads Ἠλάμ , Ēlám .

(2) A descendant of Benjamin who had sons, "mighty men of valor" (1 Chronicles 8:39 , 1 Chronicles 8:40 ). The Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus has Αίλάμ , Ailám in 1 Chronicles 8:39 and Αίλείμ , Aileı́m in 1 Chronicles 8:40 ; Codex Alexandrinus has Οὐλάμ , Oulám in both verses, and so Lucian.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Ulam'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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