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Adoni'ram. (lord of heights). 1 Kings 4:6. By an unusual contraction, Adoram, 2 Samuel 20:24; 1 Kings 12:18, 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, (B.C. 1014-973).

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Adoniram'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. 1901.

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