Iram (Person)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iram the Edomite
Iram the Edomite (עִירָם‎, iram). Listed among the chiefs of Edom (Gen 36:43; 1 Chr 1:54).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iram (Person)
IRAM (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂rām (עִירָם)]. One of the eleven Edomite “tribal chiefs” (Heb ʾallūpīm) listed in Gen 36:40–43, a later appendix to the Edomite materials in Genesis 36 (probably originating with the Priestly source), and also listed in 1 Chr 1:51b–54, an abbreviated form of the Gen 36:40–43
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iram īʹram [Heb. ʿîrām]. A “clan chief” of Edom (Gen. 36:43 par 1 Ch. 1:54).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
IRAM. A “duke” or chief of Edom and descendant of Esau (Gen 36:43; 1 Chr 1:54).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iram (Heb. ʿɩ̂rām)The eponymous ancestor of an Edomite clan (Gen. 36:43 = 1 Chr. 1:54).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iram [īˊrăm] (Heb. ˓îrām “vigilant”). The eponymous ancestor of an Edomite clan (Gen. 36:43 par. 1 Chr. 1:54).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
I´ram (belonging to a city), a leader of the Edomites, Gen. 36:43; 1 Chron. 1:54, i.e., the chief of a family or tribe. No identification of him has been found.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
I´RAM (īʹram). The last named of the Edomite chiefs in Mt. Seir, apparently contemporary with Horite kings (Gen. 36:43; 1 Chron. 1:54).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
IRAM [IGH ruhm] — an Edomite clan chief of the family of Esau (Gen. 36:43).
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