Jaalam (name)

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Jaalam (Hebrew: יַעְלָםYa‘lām, "Jah conceals") is a name from the Bible and also a Hebrew boy's name. It has many meanings including to be hidden, a young man, counselor, heir. The name is transliterated in a variety of ways in English including Yalam, Jalam and Yaalam.

In the Bible, Jaalam was born to Oholibamah and Esau in Canaan. He had two brothers, Jeush and Korah. This story is described in the Genesis 36:5.