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(1) A Chanaanite city, to the west of Bethlehem, at the foot of the mountains of Juda. From the hands of the Chanaanites (Genesis 38:1 sqq.) it passed into the power of Juda (Joshua 12:15; 15:35), was fortified by Roboam (2 Chronicles 11:7), mentioned by the prophet Micheas (1:15), and after the exile re-peopled by Jews (Nehemiah 11:30; 2 Maccabees 12:38).
(2) The Cave of Adullam, the shelter of David and his followers (1 Samuel 22:1, 2), is situated, according to some, six miles southeast of Bethlehem, in the Wady Khareitun; but more probably near the city of Adullam.
CLERMONT-GANNEAU and CONDER, Palestine Exploration Fund, Mere., III, 361-367; MUIR in HAST., Dict. of the Bible, I (New York, 1903).
APA citation. (1907). Adullam. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01162a.htm
MLA citation. "Adullam." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01162a.htm>.
Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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