1 Chronicles 7:16
And Maachah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was
Sheresh; and his sons were
Ulam and Rakem.
1 Chronicles 7:17
And the sons of Ulam; Bedan. These were
the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.
1 Chronicles 8:39
And the sons of Eshek his brother were
, Ulam his firstborn, Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third.
1 Chronicles 8:40
And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these are
of the sons of Benjamin.
Song of Solomon 6:13
Return, return, O Shulamite; return, return, that we may look upon thee. What will ye see in the Shulamite? As it were the company of two armies.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ULAM . 1 . A Manassite family ( 1 Chronicles 7:18 ; 1 Chronicles 7:17 ). 2 . A Benjamite family, specially noted as archers ( 1 Chronicles 8:39-40 ; cf. also 2 Chronicles 14:7 (8)).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(yoo' lam) Personal name meaning, “first” or “leader.” 1. Descendant of Manasseh (1 Chronicles 7:16-17 ). 2 . Leader of a family of Benjaminite archers (1 Chronicles 8:39-40 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Descendant of Gilead, Manasseh's grandson, and Bedan's father (1 Chronicles 7:17).
2. Eshek's firstborn, brother of Azel, Saul's descendant. His sons were mighty archers ("treaders of the bow"), with grandsons, numbering 150.
Chabad Knowledge Base
(lit. "hall"); the entrance hall of the Beit Hamikdash
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Sheresh, a descendant of Manasseh. 1 Chronicles 7:16,17 .
2. Son of Eshek, a Benjamite. 1 Chronicles 8:39,40 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
The porch; the court; their strength; their folly