🔼The name Adoraim in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Adoraim
The various sources agree that the name Adoraim is a dual form; it's twice of something. But what that something is appears to be disputed. Alfred Jones (Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names) goes with the root-verb דור (dur), meaning to dwell:
BDB Theological Dictionary lists this name under the root אדר (adar), meaning to be superior or majestic:
NOBSE Study Bible Name List seems to agree with BDB and reads Double Honor for a meaning of the name Adoraim. BDB Theological Dictionary, on the other hand, reads the inexplicable Two Hills, but adds a well-deserved question mark.