1. Son of Tou or Toi, king of Hamath; sent to congratulate David on his victory over Hadarezer (1Ch 28:10), bearing costly presents in gold, silver, and brass (antiques according to Josephus). More likely to be the true name than "Jeram," which contains the name of Jehovah (2Sa 8:10).
2. The contracted form of Adoniram (2Sa 20:24; 1Ki 4:6; 12:18). Over the tribute, under David, Solomon, and Rehoboam. Stoned to death when sent as one of the old or moderate party, to appease the sedition; the choice of the superintendent of taxes for the purpose was consistent with the general lack of tact in Rehoboam.
1. The fifth son of Joktan (Ge 10:27; 1Ch 1:21). 2. The son of Tou, king of Hamath (1Ch 18:10). In the parallel passage, 2Sa 8:9 f., Hadoram wrongly appears as Joram. 3. 2Ch 10:18. The parallel passage, 1Ki 12:18, has preserved the more correct form Adoram.
1. The fifth son of Joktan.
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.
3. The form assumed in Chronicles by the name of the intendant of taxes under David, Solomon and Rehoboam.
In Kings the name is given in the longer form of ADONIRAM, but in Samuel,