Household of Hiram
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
HURAM (PERSON) [Heb ḥûrām (חוּרָם)]. 1. A son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:5). The lists of Benjamin’s sons (Genesis 46; Numbers 26) exhibit considerable variations which are difficult to explain. The two lists of Bela’s sons (1 Chr 7:7; 8:3–5) also differ quite considerably. The Syriac
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Huram hūrʹəm, hoo̅rəm; HIRAM hīʹrəm [Heb. ḥûrām, ḥîrām; Gk. Chiram, Hōim, Hiwim, Houram].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HURAM1. Bela’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:5); perhaps the same person as Hupham (Nm 26:39).2. Alternate spelling of Hiram, the Phoenician king of Tyre who was an ally of David and Solomon and who supplied materials for the building of the temple (2 Chr 2:3, 11–12; 8:2, 18; 9:10, 21). See Hiram
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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 Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Huram [hŏorˊəm] (Heb. ḥûrām, from ˒aḥîrām “brother of the exalted”).†
Catholic Bible Dictionary
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary