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Telem

Telem [N] [E] [H]

(oppression ).

  1. One of the cities in the extreme south of Judah, ( Joshua 15:24 ) probably the same as Telaim. The name Dhullam is found in Van Deuteronomy Veldes map, attached to a district immediately to the north of the Kubbet el-Baul , south of el Milh and Ararah --a position very suitable.
  2. A porter or doorkeeper of the temple in the time of Ezra. ( Ezra 10:24 ) He is probably the same as TALMON in ( Nehemiah 12:25 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Telem'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.