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Jeroham

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.

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