jeroham

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Jeroham definition


cherished; 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 Chr. 9:8; a Benjamite. (6.) 1 Chr. 9:12; a priest, perhaps the same as in Neh. 11:12.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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