Smith’s Bible Dictionary
“Telem” means oppression
- One of the cities in the extreme south of Judah, (Joshua 15:24) probably the same as Telaim. The name Dhullam is found in Van Deuteronomy Velde's map, attached to a district immediately to the north of the Kubbet el-Baul , south of el Milh and Ar'arah --a position very suitable.
- A porter or doorkeeper of the temple in the time of Ezra. (Ezra 10:24) He is probably the same as TALMON in (Nehemiah 12:25)