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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A receiver of tributes under David and Solomon, and director of the thirty thousand men sent to Lebanon to cut timber, 1 Kings 5:14 . The same person is also called Adoram, by contraction, 2 Samuel 20:21 1 Kings 12:8; and also Hadoram, 2 Chronicles 10:18 . He was stoned to death by the revolted ten tribes, having been sent to them by Rehoboam, either to induce them to return, or to test by gathering the taxes.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Adoniram'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/a/adoniram.html. 1859.