International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) The Septuagint form (Ecclesiasticus 45:18 the King James Version) of Abiram, one of the sons of Eliab, who, with his brother Dathan, and with one of the same tribe, joined the conspiracy against Moses and Aaron (Numbers 16:1 , Numbers 16:12 , Numbers 16:24 , Numbers 16:25 , Numbers 16:27 ; Numbers 26:9 ; Deuteronomy 11:6 ; Psalm 106:17 ).
(2) The eldest son of Hiel, the Bethelite, who died prematurely, thus fulfilling the doom pronounced on the posterity of him who should undertake to rebuild Jericho (1 Kings 16:34 ). See ABIRAM .
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Abiron'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. http://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/a/abiron.html. 1915.