Jeroham

Jeroham [N] [H] [S]

cherished; who finds mercy.

  • Father of Elkanah, and grandfather of the prophet Samuel ( 1 Samuel 1:1 ).

  • The father of Azareel, the "captain" of the tribe of Dan ( 1 Chronicles 27:22 ).

  • 1 Chronicles 12:7 ; a Benjamite.

  • 2 Chronicles 23:1 ; one whose son assisted in placing Joash on the throne.

  • 1 Chronicles 9:8 ; a Benjamite.

  • 1 Chronicles 9:12 ; a priest, perhaps the same as in Nehemiah 11:12 .

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jeroham". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jeroham [N] [E] [S]

    high; merciful; beloved
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jeroham'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Jeroham [N] [E] [H]

    (cherished ).

    1. Father of Elkanah, the father of Samuel, of the house of Kohath. ( 1 Samuel 1:1 ; 1 Chronicles 6:27 1 Chronicles 6:34 ) (B.C. before 1142.)
    2. A Benjamite, the founder of a family of Bene-Jeroham. ( 1 Chronicles 8:27 ) Probably the same as
    3. Father (or progenitor) of Ibneiah. ( 1 Chronicles 9:8 ) comp. 1Chr 9:3 and 1Chr 9:9. (B.C. before 588.)
    4. A descendant of Aaron, of the house of Immer, the leader of the sixteenth course of priests; son of Pashur, and father of Adaiah. ( 1 Chronicles 9:12 ) He appears to be mentioned again in ( Nehemiah 11:12 ) (B.C. before 586.)
    5. Jeroham of Gedor, some of whose sons joined David at Ziglag. ( 1 Chronicles 12:7 ) (B.C. before 1055.)
    6. A Danite, whose son or descendant Azareel was head of his tribe in the time of David. ( 1 Chronicles 27:22 )
    7. Father of Azariah, one of the "captains of hundreds" in the time of Athaliah. ( 2 Chronicles 23:1 ) (B.C. before 876.)

    [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 'Jeroham'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    JEROHAM

    je-ro'-ham (yerocham, "may he be compassionate!"):

    (1) An Ephraimite, the father of Elkanah, and grandfather of Samuel (1 Samuel 1:1; 1 Chronicles 6:27,34)):

    Jerahmeel is the name in Septuagint, Codex Vaticanus, in 1 Samuel and in Septuagint, L and manuscripts, in 1 Chronicles.

    (2) A Benjamite (1 Chronicles 8:27), apparently = JEREMOTH, (2) (compare 8:14), and probably the same as he of 1 Chronicles 9:8.

    (3) Ancestor of a priest in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 9:12 = Nehemiah 11:12).

    (4) A man of Gedor, father of two of David's Benjamite recruits at Ziklag, though Gedor might be a town in Southern Judah (1 Chronicles 12:7)).

    (5) Father of Azarel, David's tribal chief over Da (1 Chronicles 27:22).

    (6) Father of Azariah, one of the captains who supported Jehoiada in overthrowing Queen Athaliah (2 Chronicles 23:1).

    David Francis Roberts


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JEROHAM'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.