1 A son of Joktan, descendant of Shem (Gen 10:27). 2 The son of Tou (Toi), king of Hamath; he was sent with gifts to congratulate David on his victory over Hadadezer (1Chr 18:10). He is also called Joram (2Sam 8:10). 3 An official of King Rehoboam (926–910 BCE) of Judah; he supervised the conscripted labor force and was stoned to death by the people of Israel (the Northern Kingdom) when he attempted to enforce the harsh policies of Rehoboam (2Chr 10:18). He is called Adoram in the Hebrew text of 1Kgs 12:18, but Adoniram in the Greek text (LXX), and he may be identical with persons of both these names (1Kgs 4:6; 1Kgs 5:13-14).
27Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
10he sent his son Hadoram to King David, to greet him and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him. Now Hadadezer had often ... View more
10Toi sent his son Joram to King David, to greet him and to congratulate him because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him. Now Hadadezer had often b ... View more
18When King Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was taskmaster over the forced labor, the people of Israel stoned him to death. King Rehoboam hurriedly mounted his chari ... View more
18When King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was taskmaster over the forced labor, all Israel stoned him to death. King Rehoboam then hurriedly mounted his chariot to ... View more
6Ahishar was in charge of the palace; and Adoniram son of Abda was in charge of the forced labor.
13King Solomon conscripted forced labor out of all Israel; the levy numbered thirty thousand men.14He sent them to the Lebanon, ten thousand a month in shifts; ... View more