(1) helem; Septuagint Codex Vaticanus, Balaam, omitting "son," Codex Alexandrinus, huios Elam, "son of Elam" (1 Chronicles 7:35). A great-grandson of Asher, called Hotham in 1 Chronicles 7:32. The form "Elam" appears as the name of a Levite in 1 Esdras 8:33.

(2) chelem, "strength," regarded by Septuagint as a common noun (Zechariah 6:14). One of the ambassadors from the Jews of the exile to Jerusalem; probably the person called Heldai in Zechariah 6:10 is meant.

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