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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Adoram

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Adoram (a-dô'ram), lord of height. 1 Kings 12:18. By an unusual contraction from Adoniram, 2 Samuel 20:24, and 1 Kings 4:6, and also Hadoram, 2 Chronicles 10:18, chief receiver of the tribute during the reigns of David, 2 Samuel 20:24; Solomon, 1 Kings 4:6, and Rehoboam, 1 Kings 12:18. This last monarch sent him to collect the tribute from the rebellious Israelites, by whom he was stoned to death.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Adoram'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/a/adoram.html. 1893.

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