Abiram



abiram

father of height; i.e., “proud.” (1.) One of the sons of Eliab, who joined Korah in the conspiracy against Moses and Aaron. He and all the conspirators, with their families and possessions (except the children of Korah), were swallowed up by an earthquake (Num. 16:1-27; 26:9; Ps. 106:17). (2.) The eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, who perished prematurely in consequence of his father’s undertaking to rebuild Jericho (1 Kings 16:34), according to the words of Joshua (6:26). (See JERICHO.)

Historical Examples

The earth is opening her mouth to swallow up alive Korah, Dathan, and abiram.
Sermons of Christmas Evans Joseph Cross

I tell you, abiram, there is need of moving, for more reasons than one.
The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper

Patty and Elise laughed heartily to see abiram sit up and cross his paws over his fat little body.
Patty’s Summer Days Carolyn Wells

abiram, as usual, seemed the one most given to solicitude and doubt.
The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper

Korah, Dathan, and abiram these were named, and they were abrupt dogs to a point reaching brusqueness.
Once Aboard The Lugger Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson

abiram stared about him with a gaze that bespoke an unsettled reason.
The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper

A reprieve, to one abject and wretched as abiram, temporarily produced the same effects as a pardon.
The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper

The sea will surely swallow them up as the earth did Dathan and abiram.
Tales From Jkai Mr Jkai

“I would more readily kick a police constable than I would kick abiram,” he said.
Once Aboard The Lugger Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson

May the earth swallow them alive, like Dathan and abiram for the sin of disobedience!
A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2, Henry Charles Lea

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