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Ahiram meaning

אחירם

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🔼The name Ahiram in the Bible

The only Ahiram of the Bible is a son of Benjamin as mentioned in Numbers 26:38. The genealogy of Benjamin as recorded in Genesis 46:21 doesn't mention Ahiram and it has been proposed that Ahiram is the same as either Ehi or Aharah. Also note that according to some scholars, the name Hiram is an abbreviated form of our name Ahiram.

🔼Etymology of the name Ahiram

The name Ahiram consists of two elements. The first part of the name comes from the common Hebrew word אח (ah), meaning brother:

The second part of the name Ahiram comes from the root-verb רום (rum), meaning to be high or lofty:

🔼Ahiram meaning

For a meaning of the name Ahiram, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Brother Of Height. BDB Theological Dictionary reads Brother Of (The) Lofty. NOBSE Study Bible Name List appears to omit this name.