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Hoham
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hoham
Hoham (הוֹהָם‎, hoham). An Ammonite who was the king of Hebron during the conquest of Canaan (Josh 10:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hoham (Person)
HOHAM (PERSON) [Heb hôham (הֹוהַם)]. The Amorite King of Hebron at the time of Joshua who (along with Piram of Jarmuth, Debir of Eglon, and Japhia of Lachish) joined the coalition led by Adoni-Zedek of Jerusalem against Gibeon, after the Gibeonites had made peace with Joshua (Josh 10:1–5). This coalition
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hoham
Hoham. Amorite king of Hebron, confederate with four other kings in reprisals against Gibeon for making peace with Joshua (Jos 10:3). They were defeated and put to death at the cave of Makkedah (Jos 10:16–27).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hoham
Hoham hōʹham [Heb. hôhām] (Josh. 10:3). An Amorite king of Hebron and one of the five kings of the Amorites who joined together for war on Gibeon because of its peace treaty with Joshua. The five were defeated in the decisive battle of Beth-horon and shut up in a cave at Makkedah in which they had
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hoham
HOHAM Amorite king of Hebron, confederate with four other kings in reprisals against Gibeon for making peace with Joshua (Jos 10:3). They were defeated and put to death at the cave of Makkedah (vv 16–27).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hoham
HOHAM. Amorite king of Hebron who joined the coalition against Gibeon. The coalition was defeated by Joshua at Beth-horon. The kings fled but were caught in the cave at Makkedah and killed (Josh 10:3 ff.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hoham
Hoham (Heb. hôhām)An Amorite king of Hebron who, with four other kings, sought to take vengeance upon the Gibeonites for making peace with Israel. He and his allies were defeated by Joshua at Beth-horon and hanged (Josh. 10:3–4, 23–27).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hoham
Hoham [hōhăm] (Heb. hôhām). An Amorite king of Hebron who, along with four other kings, sought to take vengeance upon the Gibeonites for making peace with Israel. He and his allies were defeated by Joshua at Beth-horon and hanged (Josh. 10:3–4, 23–27).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hoham
Ho´ham (whom Jehovah impels), king of Hebron at the time of the conquest of Canaan. Josh. 10:3. (b.c. 1450.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hoham
HO´HAM (hōʹham; derivation uncertain). The king of Hebron who joined the league against Gibeon but was overthrown in battle by Joshua and slain after being captured in the cave of Makkedah (Josh. 10:3), after 1400 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hoham
HohamJehovah impels, the king of Hebron who joined the league against Gibeon. He and his allies were defeated (Josh. 10:3, 5, 16–27).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hoham
HOHAM [HOE ham] — one of five Amorite kings killed by Joshua near the cave at Makkedah (Josh. 10:1–27).
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