Elam In The Bible

The name ELAM appears in the Bible many times.  Below are the verses (NIV) where it can be found.

Genesis 10:22
The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram

Genesis 14:1
At this time Amraphel king of Shinar, {[1] That is, Babylonia; also in verse 9} Arioch king of Ellasar, Kedorlaomer king of Elam and Tidal king of Goiim

Genesis 14:9
against Kedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of Goiim, Amraphel king of Shinar and Arioch king of Ellasar–four kings against five

1 Chronicles 1:17
The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram. The sons of Aram {[17] One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this line.}: Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshech

1 Chronicles 8:24
Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

1 Chronicles 26:3
Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth and Eliehoenai the seventh

Ezra 2:7
of Elam 1,254

Ezra 2:31
of the other Elam 1,254

Ezra 8:7
of the descendants of Elam, Jeshaiah son of Athaliah, and with him 70 men;

Ezra 10:2
Then Shecaniah son of Jehiel, one of the descendants of Elam, said to Ezra, “We have been unfaithful to our God by marrying foreign women from the peoples around us. But in spite of this, there is still hope for Israel

Ezra 10:26
From the descendants of Elam: Mattaniah, Zechariah, Jehiel, Abdi, Jeremoth and Elijah

Nehemiah 7:12
of Elam 1,254

Nehemiah 7:34
of the other Elam 1,254

Nehemiah 10:14
The leaders of the people: Parosh, Pahath-Moab, Elam, Zattu, Bani,

Nehemiah 12:42
and also Maaseiah, Shemaiah, Eleazar, Uzzi, Jehohanan, Malkijah, Elam and Ezer. The choirs sang under the direction of Jezrahiah

Isaiah 11:11
In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the remnant that is left of his people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, {[11] Hebrew } from Cush, {[11] That is, the upper Nile region} from Elam, from Babylonia, {[11] Hebrew } from Hamath and from the islands of the sea

Isaiah 21:2
A dire vision has been shown to me: The traitor betrays, the looter takes loot. Elam, attack! Media, lay siege! I will bring to an end all the groaning she caused

Isaiah 22:6
Elam takes up the quiver, with her charioteers and horses; Kir uncovers the shield

Jeremiah 25:25
all the kings of Zimri, Elam and Media;

Jeremiah 49:34
This is the word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning Elam, early in the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah:

Jeremiah 49:35
This is what the LORD Almighty says: “See, I will break the bow of Elam, the mainstay of their might

Jeremiah 49:36
I will bring against Elam the four winds from the four quarters of the heavens; I will scatter them to the four winds, and there will not be a nation where Elam’s exiles do not go

Jeremiah 49:37
I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives; I will bring disaster upon them, even my fierce anger,” declares the LORD. “I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them

Jeremiah 49:38
I will set my throne in Elam and destroy her king and officials,” declares the LORD

Jeremiah 49:39
“Yet I will restore the fortunes of Elam in days to come,” declares the LORD

Ezekiel 32:24
Elam is there, with all her hordes around her grave. All of them are slain, fallen by the sword. All who had spread terror in the land of the living went down uncircumcised to the earth below. They bear their shame with those who go down to the pit

Daniel 8:2
In my vision I saw myself in the citadel of Susa in the province of Elam; in the vision I was beside the Ulai Canal

The Elamites, the followers or people from Elam, are also mentioned in the Bible as follows:

Ezra 4:9
Rehum the commanding officer and Shimshai the secretary, together with the rest of their associates–the judges
and officials over the men from Tripolis, Persia, {[9] Or } Erech and Babylon, the Elamites of Susa,

Acts 2:9
Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,

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