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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Is exalted.

1. The son of Tou, king of Hamath, sent by his father to congratulate David on his victory over Hadarezer, king of Syria (1 Chronicles 18:10; called Joram 2 Samuel 8:10).

2. The fifth son of Joktan, the founder of an Arab tribe (Genesis 10:27; 1 Chronicles 1:21).

3. One who was "over the tribute;" i.e., "over the levy." He was stoned by the Israelites after they had revolted from Rehoboam (2 Chronicles 10:18). Called also Adoram (2 Samuel 20:24) and Adoniram (1 Kings 4:6).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

their beauty; their power

Naves Topical Index

1. Descendant of Shem
Genesis 10:27; 1 Chronicles 1:21

2. Son of Ton, or Toi

General references
1 Chronicles 18:10

Called Joram
2 Samuel 8:10

3. Chief officer of the tribute under Rehoboam

General references
2 Chronicles 10:18

Probably identical with Adoniram
1 Kings 4:6; 1 Kings 5:14

Probably identical with Adoram
2 Samuel 20:24

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(noble honor).

  1. The fifth son of Joktan. (Genesis 10:27; 1 Chronicles 1:21) His settlements, unlike those of many of Joktan's sons, have not been identified.
  2. Son of Tou or Toi king of Hamath; his father's ambassador to congratulate David on his victory over Hadarezer king of Zobah. (1 Chronicles 18:10) (B.C. 1035.)
  3. The form assumed in Chronicles by the name of the intendant of taxes under David, Solomon and Rehoboam. (2 Chronicles 10:18) In Kings the name is given in the longer form of ADONIRAM, but in Samuel, (2 Samuel 20:24) as ADORAM.