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Ram (ancestor of David)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ram, Son of Hezron
Ram, Son of Hezron (רָם‎, ram; Ἀράμ, Aram). An ancestor of David (Ruth 4:19; 1 Chr 2:9–10; 1 Chr 2:25; 1 Chr 2:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aram (Person)
ARAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾărām (אֲרָם‎)]. 1. The fifth son of Shem in the genealogical list of Genesis 10, which is known as the Table of Nations (Gen 10:22). Aram is the eponymous ancestor of the ARAMEANS, an important West Semitic people. The section of the Table of Nations in which Aram appears is usually
Arni (Person)
ARNI (PERSON) [Gk Arni (Ἀρνι)]. An ancestor of Jesus, according to a textually confused part of the Lukan genealogy (3:33a). The reading of this name is adopted by the UBSGNT as part of a series of 3 names which are “the least satisfactory form of the text, a reading that was current in the Alexandrian
Ram (Person)
RAM (PERSON) [Heb rām (רָם)]. A personal name whose meaning is not clear, but it is apparently related to the Hebrew root rûm and so possibly means “exalted.” To speculate, it possibly is a hypocoristicon of a longer name with a theophoric element (rmyhw?).1. A descendant of Jacob through the line
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aram
Aram. 1. Shem’s son and Noah’s grandson (Gn 10:22, 23; 1 Chr 1:17). Ancestor of the Aramaeans.See Syria, Syrians.2. Kemuel’s son, grandson of Abraham’s brother Nahor (Gn 22:21).3. Shemer’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:34).4. The Aram occurring in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Mt 1:3, 4 kjv) is
Arni
Arni. Ancestor of Jesus according to Luke’s genealogy (3:33, kjv Aram); also called Ram in Ruth 4:19 and 1 Chronicles 2:9, 10.
Ram (Person)
Ram (Person). 1. Ancestor of King David (Ru 4:19; 1 Chr 2:9, 10), listed in Matthew’s genealogy of Christ (1:3, 4, kjv Aram; called Arni in Lk 3:33).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.2. Jerahmeel’s eldest son (1 Chr 2:25, 27), and perhaps the nephew of #1 above.3. Head of the family of Elihu, one of Job’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Arni
Arni ärʹnī [GK. Arni] (Lk. 3:33); AV ARAM. An ancestor of Jesus Christ. But in the AV, following TR, and in the genealogical list of Mt. 1:3f, the name is Aram (GK. Aram); in the latter passage, however, the RSV and NEB have “Ram,” like the OT name (Heb. rām) for the great-grandson of Judah and ancestor
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aram (Person)
ARAM (Person)1. Shem’s son and Noah’s grandson (Gn 10:22–23; 1 Chr 1:17). Ancestor of the Arameans. See Syria, Syrians.2. Kemuel’s son, grandson of Abraham’s brother Nahor (Gn 22:21).3. Shemer’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:34).4. The Aram occurring in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Mt 1:3–4,
Arni
ARNI Ancestor of Jesus according to Luke’s genealogy (3:33); also called Ram in Ruth 4:19 and 1 Chronicles 2:9–10.
Ram (Person)
RAM (Person)1. Ancestor of King David (Ru 4:19; 1 Chr 2:9–10), listed in Matthew’s genealogy of Christ (Mt 1:3–4; called Arni in Lk 3:33). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.2. Jerahmeel’s eldest son (1 Chr 2:25–27), and perhaps the nephew of #1 above.3. Head of the family of Elihu, one of Job’s friends
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Aram
Aram (air´uhm).1 The son of Shem and grandson of Noah (Gen. 10:22–23; 1 Chron. 1:17).2 The grandson of Nahor, Abraham’s brother (Gen. 22:21).3 A descendant of Asher (1 Chron. 7:34) and an ancestor of Jesus (Matt. 1:3–4).4 The territory of the Arameans. Aram was a confederation of states that rose
Ram
Ram (Heb., “high, exalted”; cf. Abram, Ahiram, Amram, Adoniram, Joram).1 The son of Hezron, an ancestor of David according to Ruth 4:19 (the lxx reads “Aram,” which is followed in Matt. 1:3, 4) and 1 Chron. 2:9.2 The son of Jerahmeel and grandson of Hezron (1 Chron. 2:25, 27).3 An ancestor of Elihu’s
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aram
ARAM, ARAMEANS. Aram was the name of at least three men in the Bible:1. The fifth son of Shem (Gen 10:22–23). From this lineage came several Semitic groups.2. Son of Kemuel, nephew of Abraham (Gen 22:20–21). This kin group settled about Haran, whereas Abraham moved to Canaan. Hence Aram came to designate
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aram (Person)
Aram (Heb. ʾărām) (PERSON)1. One of the sons of Shem and grandson of Noah; eponymous ancestor of the Arameans (Gen. 10:22–23; 1 Chr. 1:17).2. The son of Kemuel and grandson of Abraham’s brother Nahor (Gen. 22:20–21).3. A son of Shemer of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:34).4. An ancestor of Jesus
Arni
Arni (Gk. Arnɩ́)An ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:33). At Matt. 1:3–4 the name is given as Aram (often rendered “Ram,” following the lists of David’s descendants at Ruth 4:19 and Judah’s descendants at 1 Chr. 2:9–10).
Ram (Person)
Ram (Heb. rām) (PERSON)1. A son of Hezron, and ancestor of David (Ruth 4:19; 1 Chr. 2:9–10) and Jesus (Matt. 1:3–4; Gk. Aram; cf. Luke 3:33).2. A son of Jerahmeel of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:25, 27).3. An ancestor of Elihu (Job 32:2).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Arni
Arni [ärˊnī] (Gk. Arni). An ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:33; KJV, “Aram”; NIV “Ram”). At Matt. 1:3–4 the name is given as Aram (Gk. Aram; RSV, JB, NIV “Ram,” following the lists of David’s descendants at Ruth 4:19 and Judah’s descendants at 1 Chr. 2:9–10).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Ram
RAM The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. A descendant of Jacob through Judah and an ancestor of David (Ruth 4:19; 1 Chr 2:9, 10). His name appears as Aram in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus (Matt 1:4).2. The firstborn of Jerahmeel and the nephew of Ram the son of Hezron (1 Chr 2:25, 27).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aram
A´ram (high).1. The name by which the Hebrews designated, generally, the country lying to the northeast of Palestine; the great mass of that high tableland which, rising with sudden abruptness from the Jordan and the very margin of the Lake of Gennesaret, stretches, at an elevation of no less than 2000
Arni
Ar´ni. (Used in the Revised Version for Aram in Luke 3:33, and is probably another name or form of the name of Aram. [Aram, 4.])
Ram
Ram (high, exalted).1. A son of Hezron and the father of Amminadab, born in Egypt after Jacob’s migration there. Ruth 4:19. (b.c. 1706.) In Matt. 1:3, 4, and Luke 3:33 he is called Aram in the Authorized Version, but Ram in the Revised Version of Matt. 1:3, 4, and Arni in the Revised Version of Luke
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Aram
A´RAM (aʹram). A son of Shem, progenitor of the Aramaean peoples (Gen. 10:22–23), who spread widely in Syria and Mesopotamia from the Lebanon Mountains. to beyond the Euphrates and from the Taurus Range on the N to Damascus and northern Palestine on the S. Contacts of the Aramaeans in the Balikh-Habur
Ram
RAM. The English rendering of two distinct Heb. words. The first, Heb. rām, “high,” is the name of three persons:1. The son of Hezron, a descendant of Perez, of the tribe of Judah, born in Egypt after Jacob’s migration, as his name does not appear in Gen. 46:12. He is mentioned first in Ruth (4:19)
See also
Relatives
Hezron Father
Caleb Brother
Segub Brother
Jerahmeel Brother
Arni Brother
Amminadab Son
Jamin Son
Maaz Son
Eker Son
Nahshon Grandson
Perez Grandfather
Jair Nephew
Hamul Uncle
Hur Nephew
Sheva Nephew
Jerahmeel Relative
Admin Nephew
Ahijah Nephew
Mesha Nephew
Haran Nephew
Moza Nephew
Shaaph Nephew
Gazez Nephew
Shobab Nephew
Ozem Nephew
Sheber Nephew
Tirhanah Nephew
Oren Nephew
Bunah Nephew
Ardon Nephew
Jesher Nephew