- Adullam• Details on two places with this name
Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.
- AdullamAdullam† Catholic_Encyclopedia ► Adullam(Hebr. Adhullam, Vulg. Odollam, but Adullam in Jos., xv, 35.)(1) A Chanaanite city, to the west of Bethlehem, at the foot of the mountains of Juda. From the hands of the Chanaanites (Gem, xxxviii, 1 sqq.) it passed into the power of Juda (Jos., xii, 15; xv, 35), was fortified by Roboam (II Par., xi, 7), mentioned by the prophet Micheas (i, 15), and after the exile re-peopled by Jews (II Esdr., xi, 30; II Mach., xii, 38).(2) The Cave of Adullam, the shelter of David and his followers (I K., xxii, 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).A.S. MAAS
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. Nihil Obstat. 1910.