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Amram

[am-ram] /ˈæm ræm/
noun
1.
the father of Aaron and Moses. Ex. 6:20.
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  • The family of Amram was distinguished by a very striking peculiarity.

  • Amram greeted him, and wished to say some words in token of friendliness.

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  • The old worker in ebony and cabinet-maker, Amram, dwelt by the river-side in a clay-hut which was covered with palm-leaves.

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  • A man loving, gentle, forgiving of heart, like Moses son of Amram.

  • Amram reached at last the temple square, passed through the avenue of Sphinxes, and stood before a little door in the left pylon.

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  • And the years of Amram's life, were a hundred and thirty-seven.

  • In order to satisfy himself Amram went in the direction where the silence seemed to be densest.

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  • At my first visit the high-priest Amram brought out the latest scroll.

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  • Amram sought to find his way back, but could only discover one piece of papyrus.

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Amram in the Bible

kindred of the High; i.e., "friend of Jehovah." (1.) The son of Kohath, the son of Levi. He married Jochebed, "his father's sister," and was the father of Aaron, Miriam, and Moses (Ex. 6:18, 20; Num. 3:19). He died in Egypt at the age of 137 years (Ex. 6:20). His descendants were called Amramites (Num. 3:27; 1 Chr. 26:23). (2.) Ezra 10:34.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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