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Hadoram


Hado’ram (noble honor).

1. The fifth son of Joktan. Gen. 10:27; 1 Chron. 1:21. His settlements, unlike those of many of Joktan’s sons, have not been identified.

2. Son of Tou or Toi king of Hamath; his father’s ambassador to congratulate David on his victory over Hadarezer king of Zobah. 1 Chron. 18:10. (b.c. 1035.)

3. The form assumed in Chronicles by the name of the intendant of taxes under David, Solomon, and Rehoboam. 2 Chron. 10:18. In Kings the name is given in the longer form of Adoniram, but in Samuel, 2 Sam. 20:24, as Adoram.