(Adoram, 1 Kings 12:18), the son of Abda, was “over the tribute,” i.e., the levy or forced labour. He was stoned to death by the people of Israel (1 Kings 4:6; 5:14)
adoniram and Ann Judson were both delicate, slender, refined-looking people.
Pioneers and Founders Charlotte Mary Yonge
I felt a drawing toward Captain adoniram Tugg and his schooner.
Swept Out to Sea W. Bertram Foster
His widow married another well-known Burmese missionary, adoniram Judson.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1 Various
“Ann Lizy sent over to see if you’d made up your mind,” said adoniram.
Jane Field Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He had no son, as adoniram Judson had, gladly to record the details of his busy life.
A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818 Elisabeth G. Stryker
adoniram—To practice virtue, fly from vice, and remain in silence.
The Mysteries of Free Masonry William Morgan
A superior officer, adoniram, watched over the superintendents and the workmen.
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
And Ahisar, governor of the house: and adoniram, the son of Abda, over the tribute.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various
adoniram Judson was brought to himself by hearing the groans of a dying man in a room adjoining his own in a New England hotel.
The Ascent of the Soul Amory H. Bradford
Is it this gentleman—Mr. adoniram K. Hotchkiss—who—er—promised marriage?
Openings in the Old Trail Bret Harte
adonikam whom the Lord sets up, one of those “which came with Zerubbabel” (Ezra 2:13). His “children,” or retainers, to the number of 666, came up to Jerusalem (8:13). Historical Examples Yet are there those among them who shame not such high descent, and of such shall be the daughter of Isaac the son of […]
Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, four with Aphrodite, and four wherever he chose. a very handsome young man. Contemporary Examples The latest Adonis cast in the part is 31-year-old model-turned-actor Jamie Dornan. Meet Jamie Dornan: […]
Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, four with Aphrodite, and four wherever he chose. a very handsome young man. Historical Examples At least some of the delphiniums, papavers and adonises germinate very imperfectly, if at all, […]
to choose or take as one’s own; make one’s own by selection or assent: to adopt a nickname. to take and rear (the child of other parents) as one’s own child, specifically by a formal legal act. to take or receive into any kind of new relationship: to adopt a person as a protégé. to […]