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Cities given to Hiram
The 20 cities that Solomon gave to Hiram.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hiram (Person)
HIRAM (PERSON) [Heb ḥı̂rām (חִירָם)]. Var. HURAM, HURAMABI. The name of two persons in the Hebrew Bible, both associated in some way with Tyre.1. A king of Tyre (ca. 969–936 b.c.e.) who was involved in commercial relations with David and Solomon (2 Sam 5:11; 1 Kgs 5:15—Eng 5:1). There is some confusion
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hiram
Hiram (hi´ruhm; a short form of Ahiram, Heb., “my brother is exalted” or “brother of the exalted one”; rendered as Huram in 1 and 2 Chronicles).1 Hiram I, the king of Tyre, and a contemporary of David and Solomon. The son of Abibaal, Hiram I was nineteen years old when he ascended the throne, and he
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hiram
HIRAM. The king of *Tyre, contemporary with David and Solomon; he reigned 979/8–945/4 bc (according to Albright, 969–936 bc).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hiram
Hiram (Heb. ḥɩ̂rām)1. Hiram I, king of Tyre (969–935 b.c.e.), who lived on friendly terms with both David and Solomon. The Biblical Hebrew form of the name is a shortened version of the Phoenician Ahiram, which has been discovered on an inscribed sarcophagus at Byblos as the name of a king there.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hiram
HIRAM The king of Tyre from around 969 to 936 b.c. He was a friend and ally of both David and Solomon (2 Sam 5:11; 1 Kgs 5:15). Hiram provided Solomon and David with timber, raw materials, ships, and labor for their ambitious building programs (1 Kgs 15:15–32; 2 Chr 1:17–2:15), in particular David’s
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hiram
HiramHiram (hīʹrem; shortened from Heb. Ahiram, ‘my brother [god] is exalted’ or ‘brother of the exalted one’; alternatively Huram [Chronicles]). 1 The king of Tyre, and a contemporary of David and Solomon. Hiram I, son of Abibaal, was nineteen years old when he ascended the throne, and he reigned