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Hiram IV (king of Tyre)
Hiram IV (Siromos)
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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.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Hiram
Hiram [Hi-ruhm](Hebrew origin: Noble)(2 Samuel 5:11). 10th century b.c. Hiram—called Huram in the second book of Chronicles (2 Chronicles 2:3)—king of Tyre, was a close ally of both David and Solomon.He sent cedar trees, carpenters, and masons to Jerusalem for the building of David’s palace. Later,
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Hiram
Hiʹram [high-born], generally written Huram, the name of two men.1. The king of Tyre who sent workmen and materials to Jerusalem, first to build a palace for David (2 Sam. 5:11; 1 Chron. 14:1), and next to build a temple for Solomon, with whom he had a treaty of peace and commerce (1 Kings 5:10–12;