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Jeroham

Jeroham

Jeroham. In the Bible, Samuel's grandfather.
Jeroham is a name that means cherished or one who finds mercy. A number of people by this name is referenced in the Bible:

  1. Father of Elkanah, and grandfather of the prophet Samuel — in 1 Samuel 1:1
  2. The father of Azareel, the "captain" of the tribe of Dan — in 1 Chronicles 27:22
  3. A Benjamite — in Chronicles 12:7 and 1 Chronicles 9:12
  4. A man whose son assisted in placing Joash on the throne — in 2 Chronicles 23:1
  5. A priest — in 1 Chronicles 9:12; (perhaps the same as in Nehemiah 11:12).

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