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Adoniram

Adoniram [N] [E] [H]

(lord of heights ), ( 1 Kings 4:6 ) by an unusual contraction ADORAM, ( 2 Samuel 20:24 ) and 1Kin 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.)


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

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