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Lexicon :: Strong's H5867 - ʿêlām

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עֵילָם
Transliteration
ʿêlām
Pronunciation
ay-lawm'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from עָלַם (H5956)
Strong’s Definitions

עֵילָם ʻÊylâm, ay-lawm'; or עוֹלָם ʻÔwlâm; (Ezra 10:2; Jeremiah 49:36), probably from H5956; hidden, i.e. distant; Elam, a son of Shem and his descendants, with their country; also of six Israelites:—Elam.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H5867 in the following manner: Elam (28x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H5867 in the following manner: Elam (28x).
  1. Elam = "eternity"

    proper masculine noun
    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 Zerubbabel

    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

      proper locative noun
    8. a province east of Babylon and northeast of the lower Tigris

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵילָם ʻÊylâm, ay-lawm'; or עוֹלָם ʻÔwlâm; (Ezra 10:2; Jeremiah 49:36), probably from H5956; hidden, i.e. distant; Elam, a son of Shem and his descendants, with their country; also of six Israelites:—Elam.
STRONGS H5867:
† I. עֵילָם proper name, of a people et. terr. Elam, Αιλαμ, Ἐλαμεῖραι, well-known country and people northeast of Lower Tigris (Assyrian Elamtu DlPa 320 ff. COTGenesis 10:22); — as early invaders of Palestine Genesis 14:1, 9, allies of Assyr. Isaiah 22:6; foe of Babylon Isaiah 21:2; abode of dispersed Israelites Isaiah 11:11; prophesied against Jeremiah 49:34, 35, 36 (twice in verse) (Qr, Kt עולם), Jeremiah 49:37; Jeremiah 49:38; Jeremiah 49:39; Ezekiel 32:24, compare כָּלמַֿלְכֵי ע׳ Jeremiah 25:25; called 'son' of Shem Genesis 10:22 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:17; purely local designation הַמְּדִינָה ע׳ Daniel 8:2.

† II. עֵילָם proper name, masculine Ηλαμ, Αιλαμ:
1. heads of families of returned exiles:
c. Ezra 8:7; Ezra 10:2 (Qr; Kt עולם), Ezra 10:26.
2. a chief of people Nehemiah 10:15.
3. name in Benjamin 1 Chronicles 8:24.
4. Levite name 1 Chronicles 26:3.
5. a priest Nehemiah 12:42.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5962.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

10:22; 10:22; 14:1; 14:9

1 Chronicles

1:17; 8:24; 26:3

Ezra

2:7; 2:31; 8:7; 10:2; 10:26

Nehemiah

7:12; 7:34; 10:15; 12:42

Isaiah

11:11; 21:2; 22:6

Jeremiah

25:25; 49:34; 49:35; 49:36; 49:37; 49:38; 49:39

Ezekiel

32:24

Daniel

8:2

H5867

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5867 matches the Hebrew עֵילָם (ʿêlām),
which occurs 30 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The children of Shem; Elam, H5867 and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:1 - And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, H5867 and Tidal king of nations;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:9 - With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, H5867 and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The sons of Shem; Elam, H5867 and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:24 - And Hananiah, and Elam, H5867 and Antothijah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:3 - Elam H5867 the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, Elioenai the seventh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:7 - The children of Elam, H5867 a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:31 - The children of the other Elam, H5867 a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:7 - And of the sons of Elam; H5867 Jeshaiah the son of Athaliah, and with him seventy males.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:2 - And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, H5867 answered and said unto Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken strange wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:26 - And of the sons of Elam; H5867 Mattaniah, Zechariah, and Jehiel, and Abdi, and Jeremoth, and Eliah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:12 - The children of Elam, H5867 a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:34 - The children of the other Elam, H5867 a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:14 - The chief of the people; Parosh, Pahathmoab, Elam, H5867 Zatthu, Bani,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:42 - And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, H5867 and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, H5867 and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:2 - A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous dealer dealeth treacherously, and the spoiler spoileth. Go up, O Elam: H5867 besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:6 - And Elam H5867 bare the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:25 - And all the kings of Zimri, and all the kings of Elam, H5867 and all the kings of the Medes,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:34 - The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet against Elam H5867 in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:35 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, H5867 the chief of their might.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:36 - And upon Elam H5867 will I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither the outcasts of Elam H5867 shall not come.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:37 - For I will cause Elam H5867 to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:38 - And I will set my throne in Elam, H5867 and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:39 - But it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring again the captivity of Elam, H5867 saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:24 - There is Elam H5867 and all her multitude round about her grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which are gone down uncircumcised into the nether parts of the earth, which caused their terror in the land of the living; yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:2 - And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; H5867 and I saw in a vision, and I was by the river of Ulai.

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