Bible Names H-M: Hadoram
Hadoram in Easton's Bible Dictionary
is exalted. (1.) The son of Tou, king of Hamath, sent by his
father to congratulate David on his victory over
of Syria (1 Chr. 18:10; called Joram 2 Sam. 8:10).
(2.) The fifth son of Joktan, the founder of an Arab
(Gen. 10:27; 1 Chr. 1:21).
(3.) One who was "over the tribute;" i.e., "over the
was stoned by the Israelites after they had revolted
Rehoboam (2 Chr. 10:18). Called also Adoram (2 Sam.
Adoniram (1 Kings 4:6).
Hadoram in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Tou or Toi, king of Hamath; sent to congratulate
David on his victory over Hadarezer (1 Chronicles 28:10),
bearing costly presents in gold, silver, and brass (antiques
according to Josephus). More likely to be the true name than
"Jeram," which contains the name of Jehovah (2 Samuel 8:10).
2. The contracted form of Adoniram (2 Samuel 20:24; 1
Kings 4:6; 1 Kings 12:18). Over the tribute, under David,
Solomon, and Rehoboam. Stoned to death when sent as one of the
old or moderate party, to appease the sedition; the choice of
the superintendent of taxes for the purpose was consistent
with the general lack of tact in Rehoboam.
Hadoram in Hitchcock's Bible Names
their beauty; their power
Hadoram in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Descendant of Shem
Ge 10:27; 1Ch 1:21
-2. Son of Ton, or Toi
-3. Chief officer of the tribute under Rehoboam
Probably identical with ADONIRAM of
1Ki 4:6; 5:14
And ADORAM of
Hadoram in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The fifth son of Joktan. Ge 10:27; 1Ch 1:21 His
settlements, unlike those of many of Joktan's sons, have not
2. Son of Tou or Toi king of Hamath; his father's
ambassador to congratulate David on his victory over Hadarezer
king of Zobah. 1Ch 18:10 (B.C. 1035.)
3. The form assumed in Chronicles by the name of the
intendant of taxes under David, Solomon and Rehoboam. 2Ch
10:18 In Kings the name is given in the longer form of
ADONIRAM, but in Samuel,
2Sa 20:24 as ADORAM.
Hadoram in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(1) Son of Joktan and apparently 6th in descent from Noah (Gen
10:27 parallel 1 Ch 1:21).
(2) Son of Tou, king of Hamath, sent by his father with
presents to King David (1 Ch 18:10). In 2 Sam 8:9,10, written
probably incorrectly "Joram," "son of Toi."
(3) Rehoboam's superintendent of the forced labor department
(2 Ch 10:18), called Adoram 1 Ki 12:18, a contraction of
ADONIRAM (which see). He was sent by Rehoboam as messenger to
Israel at the time of the revolt of the ten tribes and was
stoned to death by them.
George Rice Hovey
Hadoram in Wikipedia
is the son of Joktan mentioned in the Book of Genesis of the
Hebrew Bible. Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. One
of Shem's sons was Arpachshad. One of Arpachshad's sons was
Eber. Eber had two sons: Peleg and Joktan.
Joktan had many sons including Hadoram as the Book of Genesis
Yoktan (Joktan) was the father of Almodad, Shelef,
Chatzarmaveth, Yerach, Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, Obhal, Abhimael,
Sh'bha, Ophir, Havilah, and Yovav. All these were the sons of
Yoktan. Their settlements extended from Meshah toward Sepher,
the eastern mountain. 
Accodirng to Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan's footnotes: "Hadarom: Some
interpret this as denoting 'the south.' This was a fortress to
the south of (Yemen's) Sanaa (Kesseth HaSofer). See 1
Chronicles 18:10; Zechariah 12:11."
Hadoram Scripture - 1 Chronicles 18:10
He sent Hadoram his son to king David, to enquire of his
welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought
against Hadarezer, and smitten him; (for Hadarezer had war
with Tou;) and [with him] all manner of vessels of gold and
silver and brass.
Hadoram Scripture - 2 Chronicles 10:18
Then king Rehoboam sent Hadoram that [was] over the tribute;
and the children of Israel stoned him with stones, that he
died. But king Rehoboam made speed to get him up to [his]
chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.
Hadoram Scripture - Genesis 10:27
And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,
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