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Son of Jehoshaphat, fifth king of Judah after the separation of the kingdom.
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JORAM (PERSON) [Heb yôrām (יֹורָם)]. Var. JEHORAM. 1. King of Judah, son and successor of Jehoshaphat. The years of his reign are variously reckoned as (852) 847–845 b.c.e. (Begrich 1929; and Jepsen 1979), (853) 848–841 b.c.e. (Thiele 1965), or 850–843 b.c.e. (Andersen 1969).Information concerning
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoram. 1. Jehoshaphat’s son and Judah’s 5th king (853–841 bc; also called Joram). Prior to the rule of the Omride dynasty in the northern kingdom of Israel (885–841 bc), the relationship between Judah and Israel had been strained. The political influence and economic stability of the united monarchy
Joram. 1. Toi’s son and king of Hamath. He was sent by Toi to offer congratulations to David when David won a victory over Hadadezer of Zobah (2 Sm 8:9–12). He is called Hadoram in 1 Chronicles 18:10.2. Alternate name for Jehoram, king of Judah (853–841 bc).See Jehoram #1.3. Alternate name for Jehoram,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
IV. Jehoram’s Death
2. [Gk. Iōram (Mt. 1:8)]. King of Judah, and son of Jehoshaphat (2 K. 8:16–24; 2 Ch. 21). He began to rule ca 849 b.c. and reigned eight years. It is not easy to reconcile the synchronism of 2 K. 1:17 with that of 8:16, but it may be that Jehoram of Judah was co-regent with his father Jehoshaphat for
Jehoram jē-hôrʹem, contracted form: JORAM joÆr×«m [Heb. yehôrām, yôrām—‘Yahweh is exalted’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JEHORAM1. Jehoshaphat’s son and Judah’s fifth king (853–841 bc; also called Joram). Prior to the rule of the Omride dynasty in the northern kingdom of Israel (885–841 bc), the relationship between Judah and Israel had been strained. The political influence and economic stability of the united monarchy
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoram (ji-hor´uhm; Heb., “the Lord is exalted”), also Joram, the name of two contemporary kings in Judah and Israel who were also brothers-in-law.1 The king of Judah ca. 849–843/2 bce, son and successor of Jehoshaphat, and husband of the Omride princess Athaliah. According to the account in 2 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JEHORAM. Same as Joram (q.v.), an abbreviated form of the name.1. A son of Ahab (2 Kgs 3:1) king of Israel, nearly contemporary with the king of Judah by the same name. He succeeded his elder brother Ahaziah. Jehoram destroyed an image of Baal which his father had made (3:2), but continued to uphold
JORAM. Abbrev. form of Jehoram (q.v.).1. Son of Toi, king of Hamath (2 Sam 8:9–10). Also called Hadoram (1 Chr 18:10).2. King of Judah, son and successor of Jehoshaphat (2 Kgs 8:21–24; 1 Chr 3:11; Mt 1:8). Also called Jehoram (see Jehoram 2).3. King of Israel, son of Ahab and successor of his brother
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
JEHORAM (Hebrew, “the Lord is exalted”; see also Joram) The fifth king of Judah from 848 to 841 b.c., the son and successor of Jehoshaphat (1 Kgs 22:50; 2 Kgs 8:16–24; 2 Chr 21). Jehoram married Athaliah, daughter of King Ahab of Israel and the sister of King Joram of Israel. As Judah was itself a vassal
JORAM (Hebrew, “the Lord is exalted”; see also Jehoram) The king of Israel from 852 to 841 b.c., successor of Ahaziah (2 Kgs 1:17; 3:1–3), and the last ruler of the Omride Dynasty (1 Kgs 16–2 Kgs 9). The son of King Ahab and his infamous wife, Jezebel (2 Kgs 1:17; 3:1–3), he generally followed their
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeho´ram (whom Jehovah has exalted).1. Son of Ahab king of Israel, who succeeded his brother Ahaziah b.c. 896, and died b.c. 884. The alliance between the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, commenced by his father and Jehoshaphat, was very close throughout his reign. We first find him associated with Jehoshaphat