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ELIAM:

  • 1. One of David's heroes (II Sam. xxiii. 34); son of Ahithophel the Gilonite (comp. I Chron. xi. 36).
  • 2. Father of Bath-sheba (II Sam. xi. 3). In I Chron. iii. 5 the name occurs transposed as "Ammiel" is found in the Phenician inscription "C. I. S." 147, 6 (Lidzbarski, "Handbuch der Nordsemitischen Epigraphik").
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