Adoniram



adoniram

(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)

Historical Examples

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

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