Eliam

Eliam [N] [H] [S]

God's people.

  • The father of Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah ( 2 Samuel 11:3 ). In 1 Chronicles 3:5 his name is Ammiel.

  • This name also occurs as that of a Gilonite, the son of Ahithophel, and one of David's thirty warriors ( 2 Samuel 23:34 ). perhaps these two were the same person.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Eliam". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Eliam [N] [E] [S]

    the people of God
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Eliam'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Eliam [N] [E] [H]

    (Gods people. ).

    1. Father of Bath-sheba, the wife of David. ( 11:3 )
    2. One of Davids "thirty" warriors. ( 2 Samuel 23:34 )

    [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 'Eliam'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    ELIAM

    e-li'-am ('eli'-am, "people's God"?):

    (1) Father of Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11:3); in 1 Chronicles 3:5 called Ammiel.

    (2) One of David's "thirty," son of Ahithophel the Gilonite (2 Samuel 23:34).


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ELIAM'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.