1. An ancestor of David (Ru 4:19; Mt 1:3-4; in Lu 3:33 Arni). In 1Ch 2:9 he is called the brother, but in 1Ch 2:25,27 the son of Jerahmeel. 2. The family to which Elihu belonged (Job 32:2). Some have supposed that Ram is a contraction for Aramaic
The male of sheep. As the strength of the flock it was constantly offered in the sacrifices. See SHEEP.
3. Elihu is described as "the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram." Job 32:2.