Joram

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jō´ram (יורם, yōrām, “Yahweh is exalted”; compare Jehoram):

(1) Son of Toi (or Tou, according to Septuagint, Codex Vaticanus, and 1 Chronicles 18:9, 1 Chronicles 18:10), sent by his father to greet David (2 Samuel 8:10) = “Hadoram” (1 Chronicles 18:9, 1 Chronicles 18:10) a form preferred by commentators in 2 Sam also.

(2) Same as Jehoram, king of Judah (2 Kings 8:21-24; 2 Kings 11:2; 1 Chronicles 3:11; Matthew 1:8 Ἰωράμ, Iōrám). He was the son and successor of Jehoshaphat on the throne of Judah (2 Kings 8:24).

(3) Same as Jehoram, king of Northern Israel (2 Kings 8:16, 2 Kings 8:25, 2 Kings 8:28, 2 Kings 8:29; compare 2 Kings 9:15 the Revised Version margin). He was the son of Ahab.

(4) (In form ירם, yōrām): A Levite (1 Chronicles 26:25).

(5) (Ἰωράμ, Iōrám, 1 Esdras 1:9) = “Jozabad” (2 Chronicles 35:9); see Jozabad (4).

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