Hadoram (son of Joktan)
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HADORAM1. The fifth son of Joktan (Gen 10:27; 1 Chr 1:21), a Shemite sixth from Noah.2. Son of Tou (Toi), king of Hamath, who was sent with congratulatory gifts for David on his defeat of Hadarezer (1 Chr 18:10); called Joram in 2 Sam 8:10.3. A taskmaster to Solomon (1 Kgs 4:6, called Adoniram, q.v.)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HADO´RAM (ha-dōʹram).1. The fifth of the thirteen sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:27; 1 Chron. 1:21), and supposed to be progenitor of a tribe in Arabia Felix. It is impossible to identify the tribe in question.2. The son of Toi (Tou), king of Hamath, sent by his father (with valuable presents of gold, silver,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hadoram—is exalted. (1.) The son of Tou, king of Hamath, sent by his father to congratulate David on his victory over Hadarezer, king of Syria (1 Chr. 18:10; called Joram 2 Sam. 8:10).(2.) The fifth son of Joktan, the founder of an Arab tribe (Gen. 10:27; 1 Chr. 1:21).(3.) One who was “over the tribute;”