- /huy"reuhm/, n.1. a king of Tyre in the 10th century B.C. I Kings 5.2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning "noble."
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* * *▪ king of Tyrealso called Huram, or Ahiram,Phoenician king of Tyre (reigned 969–936 BC), who appears in the Bible as an ally of the Israelite kings David and Solomon.Hiram maintained friendly relations with Israel, supplying Solomon with men and materials for the construction of the Temple at Jerusalem and cooperating with him in Mediterranean and Red Sea trading voyages. Solomon gave him tribute and Galilean territory in return.
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HIRAM — Heb. חִירוֹם ,חִירָם, My (divine) Brother is Exalted, apparently shortened from Aḥiram, a longer form attested as the name of a king of Byblos). (1) King of Tyre, contemporary of David and Solomon. According to the quotations from Dius and… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Hiram I — (Hebrew: חִירָם, high born ; Standard Hebrew Unicode| Ḥiram , Tiberian vocalization Ḥîrām ), according to the Bible, was the Phoenician king of Tyre from 969 BC to 936 BC, succeeding his father, Abibaal. Hiram was succeeded as king of Tyre by… … Wikipedia
Hiram — ist der Name folgender Personen: Hiram I. (Tyros) (999–935 v. Chr.), phönizischer König Hiram Abif, Architekt nach Freimaurerlegende Hiram Bingham (1875–1956), US amerikanischer Archäologe und Politiker Hiram Bullock (1955–2008), US… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Hiram — may be:* Hiram (given name) * Hiram College * Hiram Abiff, Masonic fictional characterPlaces in the United States: * Hiram, Georgia * Hiram, Maine * Hiram, OhioPeople: * Hiram I (died 930s BCE), Phoenician ruler * Hiram II (fl. 730s BCE),… … Wikipedia
Hiram — Hiram, GA U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 1361 Housing Units (2000): 506 Land area (2000): 3.007553 sq. miles (7.789527 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020989 sq. miles (0.054362 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.028542 sq. miles (7.843889 sq.… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Hiram, GA — U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 1361 Housing Units (2000): 506 Land area (2000): 3.007553 sq. miles (7.789527 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020989 sq. miles (0.054362 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.028542 sq. miles (7.843889 sq. km) FIPS… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Hiram, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 1242 Housing Units (2000): 249 Land area (2000): 0.908451 sq. miles (2.352878 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.908451 sq. miles (2.352878 sq. km) FIPS… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Hiram — [hī′rəm] n. [Heb ḥīrām, prob. < aʼ ḥīrām, exalted brother] a masculine name: dim. Hi … English World dictionary
Hiram — masc. proper name, from Phoenician/Hebrew Hiram, perhaps aphetic for Ahiram, lit. brother of the lofty … Etymology dictionary
Hiram  — Hiram, 1) Sohn u. Nachfolger Abibaals als König von Tyros von 1023–990 od. 1033–999 (nach Anderen erst 980–947) v. Chr.; er war ein großer Bauliebhaber, besiegte u. unterwarf wieder die Kittier; mit David stand er in gutem Vernehmen u. sandte ihm … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
Hiram  — Hiram, so v.w. Heiligenkleid … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon