Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Hadoram : 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).
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