- First Reference: Genesis 15:9
- Last Reference: Daniel 8:20
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. The son of Hezron, and one of the ancestors of the royal line (Ruth 4:19). The margin of 1 Chronicles 2:9, also Matthew 1:3, 4 and Luke 3:33, have "Aram."
2. One of the sons of Jerahmeel (1 Chronicles 2:25, 27).
3. A person mentioned in Job 32:2 as founder of a clan to which Elihu belonged. The same as Aram of Genesis 22:21.
1. Son of Hezron and an ancestor of Jesus
Ruth 4:19; 1 Chronicles 2:9-10
Matthew 1:3-4; Luke 3:33
2. Son of Jerahmeel
1 Chronicles 2:25; 1 Chronicles 2:27
3. An ancestor, probably of Elihu
4. A sheep:
Skins of, used for the roof of the tabernacle
Exodus 26:14; Exodus 39:34
Seen in Daniel's vision
Daniel 8:3; Daniel 8:20
Used in sacrifice
Trumpets made of the horns of
1. (high, exalted).
- A son of Hezron and the father of Ammin-adab, born in Egypt after Jacob's migration there. (Ruth 4:19) (B.C. 1706.) In (Matthew 1:3,4) and Luke 3:33 He is called ARAM in the Authorized Version, but RAM in the Revised Version of (Matthew 1:3,4) and ARNI in the Revised Version of (Luke 3:33)
- The first-born of Jerahmeel, and therefore nephew of the preceding. (1 Chronicles 3:25,27) (B.C. after 1706.)
- One of the kindred of Elihu. (Job 32:2) Ewald identified this Ram with ARAM in (Genesis 22:21)
2. [See BATTERING-RAM]
3. the title of p, 53, and Mahalath-leannoth, the title of Ps. 88. The meaning of these words is uncertain. The conjecture is that mahalath is a guitar, and that leannoth has reference to the character of the psalm, and might be rendered "to humble or afflict," in which sense the root occurs in ver. 7.
4. a city "in the district near the wilderness" to which our Lord retired with his disciples when threatened with violence by the priests. (John 11:54)
RAM, noun [See the Verb.]
1. The male of the sheep or ovine genus; in some parts of England called a tup. In the United States, the word is applied, I believe, to no other male, except in the compound ram-cat.
2. In astronomy, Aries, the sign of the zodiac which the sun enters on the 21st of March, or a constellation of fixed stars in the figure of a ram It is considered the first of the twelve signs.
3. An engine of war, used formerly for battering and demolishing the walls of cities; called a battering-ram. [See Battering-ram.]
RAM, verb transitive [Latin ramus, a branch that is a shoot or thrust. Heb. See Cram.]
1. To thrust or drive with violence; to force in; to drive down or together; as, to ram down a cartridge; to ram piles into the earth.
2. To drive, as with a battering ram
3. To stuff; to cram.