Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Son of Abda; over the tribute for about 47 years under David, Solomon, and Rehoboam; also over Solomon's levy of 30,000 sent by ten thousands monthly to cut timber in Lebanon (1 Kings 4:6). Contracted into ADORAM (2 Samuel 20:24) and HADORAM. Stoned by the people of Israel when sent by Rehoboam to collect the tribute which had been their chief ground of complaint against the king (1 Kings 12:18; 2 Chronicles 10:18).
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Adoniram'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/a/adoniram.html. 1949.