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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #3088 - יְהוֹרָם

Word Origin:
from (03068) and (07311)
Parts of Speech:
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Jehoram or Joram = “Jehovah is exalted”

1) son of king Jehoshaphat of Judah and himself king of Judah for 8 years; his wife was the wicked Athaliah who was probably the instigator for his returning the nation of Judah to the worship of Baal

2) son of king Ahab of the northern kingdom of Israel and king of Israel himself for 12 years; he was murdered by Jehu on the plot of land for which his father had murdered Naboth thus fulfilling the prophecy of Elijah to the very letter

3) a priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (29)NAS (29)HCS (29)
1 Kings1
2 Kings13
2 Chronicles12
1 Kings1
2 Kings13
2 Chronicles12
1 Kings1
2 Kings15
2 Chronicles13
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ יְהוֺרָם, יוֺרָם, יֹרָם

proper name, masculine (׳י is exalted; compare מַלְכִּירָם; further, Phoenician בעלרם, רמבעל; Sabean אלרם DHM ZMG 1876,686) —

1׳יְהוֺ (ᵐ5 Ἰωραμ) king of Judah, son of Jehoshaphat 1 Kings 22:51; 2 Kings 1:17; 2 Kings 8:16,25,29; 2 Kings 12:19; 2 Chronicles 21:1,3,4,5,9,16; 22:1,6,11; = ׳יוֺ 2 Kings 8:21,23,24; 2 Kings 11:2; 1 Chronicles 3:11.

2׳יְהוֺ (ᵐ5 Ἰωραμ) king of Israel son of Ahab 2 Kings 1:17; 2 Kings 3:1,6; 2 Kings 9:15,17,21 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:22,23; 2 Chronicles 22:5,6,7; = ׳יוֺ 2 Kings 8:16,25,28 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 8:29 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:14 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:16 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:29; 2 Chronicles 22:5,7.

3׳יְהוֺ priest in time of Jehoshaphat 2 Chronicles 17:8 (ᵐ5 Ἰωραμ, Ἰωραν).

4׳יוֺ son of Tou, king of Hamath 2 Samuel 8:10 (ᵐ5 Ἰεδδουραν) probably error for הֲדוֺרָם "" 1 Chronicles 18:10.

5יֹרָם a Levite 1 Chronicles 26:25 (ᵐ5 Ἰωραμ).


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Gesenius Definition

יְהוֹרָם (“Jehovah is exalted,” [“whom Jehovah upholds”]), Jehoram, or Joram, pr.n.

(1) of a king of Judah, from the year 891-884 B. C., son of Jehoshaphat, -2 Ki. 8:1624.

(2) of a king of Israel, from the year 896-884 B. C., the son of Ahab. The name of both is also spelled contractedly יוֹרָם.

List of Word Forms
וִֽיהוֹרָ֖ם וִיהוֹרָ֣ם וִיהוֹרָם֩ ויהורם יְהוֹרָ֖ם יְהוֹרָ֗ם יְהוֹרָ֛ם יְהוֹרָ֜ם יְהוֹרָ֡ם יְהוֹרָ֣ם יְהוֹרָ֥ם יְהוֹרָ֧ם יְהוֹרָ֨ם יְהוֹרָם֙ יהורם לִֽיהוֹרָ֖ם לִיהוֹרָ֥ם ליהורם lî·hō·w·rām lihoRam lîhōwrām vihoRam wî·hō·w·rām wîhōwrām yə·hō·w·rām yehoRam yəhōwrām

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