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Jeroham (father of Joelah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeroham of Gedor
Jeroham of Gedor (יְרֹחָם‎, yerocham). Father of two of the Benjaminites who joined David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elkanah (Person)
ELKANAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾelqānâ (אֶלְקָנָה)]. As many as eight different men, probably all but one of whom were Levites, bore this name.1. A Korahite Levite descended from Kohath son of Aaron (Exod 6:24); possibly, though not necessarily, the same as # 2 below.2. A Korahite Levite, presumably somewhat
Jeroham (Person)
JEROHAM (PERSON) [Heb yĕrōḥām (יְרֹחָם)]. Name of seven individuals in the Hebrew Bible.1. The grandfather of Samuel the prophet (1 Sam 1:1; 1 Chr 6:12, 19—Eng 6:27, 34). The two verses from Chronicles occur within variant genealogies for Kohath. They represent Jeroham as a Levite in the line of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeroham
Jeroham. 1. Levite of the family of Kohath, father of Elkanah and a forefather of the prophet Samuel and Heman the singer. He was a musician in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Sm 1:1; 1 Chr 6:27, 34).2. Benjamite whose sons lived in Jerusalem and were leaders among their people (1 Chr 8:27). He
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeroham
4. A man of Gedor, father of two of David’s Benjaminite recruits at Ziklag, though Gedor might be a town in southern Judah (1 Ch. 12:7 [MT 8]).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeroham
JEROHAM1. Levite of the family of Kohath, father of Elkanah and a forefather of the prophet Samuel and Heman the singer. Heman was a musician in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Sm 1:1; 1 Chr 6:27, 34).2. Benjamite whose sons lived in Jerusalem and were leaders among their people (1 Chr 8:27).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jeroham
Jeroham (ji-roh´ham; Heb., “may he be loved” or “may he have compassion”).1 A Levite, the father of Elkanah and grandfather of Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1; 1 Chron. 6:34).2 A family group (“sons of Jeroham”) in the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 8:27).3 A Benjaminite, the father of Benaiah, an inhabitant of postexilic
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeroham
JEROHAM1. The son of Elihu and father of Elkanah the father of Samuel (1 Sam 1:1; 1 Chr 6:27, 34).2. A Benjamite, father of several sons who lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (1 Chr 8:27).3. The father of Ibneiah, a chief of Benjamin after the Exile (1 Chr 9:8). Possibly the same as 2.4. A priest
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeroham
Jeroham (Heb. yĕrōḥām)1. An Ephraimite, the father of Elkanah and grandfather of Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1; cf. 1 Chr. 6:27, 34 [MT 12, 19], where he is called a Levite of the line of Korah).2. A Benjaminite (1 Chr. 8:27), possibly the same as Jeremoth in v. 14.3. The father or ancestor of Ibneiah, a
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeroham
Jer´oham (cherished).1. Father of Elkanah, the father of Samuel, of the house of Kohath. 1 Sam. 1:1; 1 Chron. 6:27, 34. (b.c. before 1142.)2. A Benjamite, and the founder of a family of Bene-Jeroham. 1 Chron. 8:27. Probably the same as3. Father (or progenitor) of Ibneiah. 1 Chron. 9:8; comp. 3 and
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jeroham
JERO´HAM (je-roʹham; “compassionate”).1. The son of Elihu and father of Elkanah, the father of Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1; 1 Chron. 6:27, 34), before 1171 b.c.2. The father of several Benjamite leaders residing at Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:27), before 536 b.c.3. The father of Ibneiah, a Benjamite leader who was
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jeroham
Jerohamcherished; who finds mercy. (1.) Father of Elkanah, and grandfather of the prophet Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1).(2.) The father of Azareel, the “captain” of the tribe of Dan (1 Chr. 27:22).(3.) 1 Chr. 12:7; a Benjamite.(4.) 2 Chr. 23:1; one whose son assisted in placing Joash on the throne.(5.) 1
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Zebadiah Son
Joelah Son
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