Abiram

(fl. ?13th cent BCE)
   Israelite rebel leader. With Dathan and Korah, he led an unsuccessful revolt against Moses in the wilderness (Numbers 16).

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  • Abiram — Abiram, also spelled Abiron, (Hebrew: אֲבִירָם‎‎ my father is exalted )[1] is the name of two people in the Old Testament. One was the son of Eliab, who, along with his brother Dathan, joined Korah in the conspiracy against Moses and Aaron. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Abiram — Abiram, Eliabs Sohn, empörte sich mit Korah (s.d.) gegen Moses …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ABIRAM — Latine pater celsitudinis vel electionis, aut pator Fraudis vel proiectionis, primogenitus Hiel, instauratoris Iericho. 1 Reg. 5. 16. v. 34. Item fil. Eliab. frater Dathan. Num. c. 16. v. 1. Socius leditionis Chorae adversus Mosen et Aaronem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Abiram —    Father of height; i.e., proud.    1.) One of the sons of Eliab, who joined Korah in the conspiracy against Moses and Aaron. He and all the conspirators, with their families and possessions (except the children of Korah), were swallowed up by… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Abiram Chamberlain — (* 7. Dezember 1837 in Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut; † 15. Mai 1911 in Meriden, Connecticut) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker und Gouverneur des US Bundesstaates Connecticut. Er war Mitglied der Republikanischen Partei.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abiram Chamberlain — (December 7, 1837 May 15, 1911) was an American politician, and Governor of Connecticut from 1903 to 1905. Early life Chamberlain was born in Colebrook, Connecticut on December 7, 1837. He was a student of civil engineering at the Williston… …   Wikipedia

  • DATHAN AND ABIRAM — (Heb. דָּתָן, cf. Akk. datnu, strong ; and Heb. אֲבִירָם, my (or the ) father is exalted ), sons of Eliab of the tribe of Reuben, leaders of a revolt against the leadership of Moses (Num. 16; 26:9–11). According to these sources, they joined the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • The Prairie — Infobox Book name = The Prairie image caption = Cover of 1964 Signet Classic paperback author = James Fenimore Cooper country = United States language = English series = Leatherstocking Tales genre = Adventure novel, Historical novel publisher =… …   Wikipedia

  • Dathan — The Death of Korah, Dathan and Abiram, by Gustave Doré, 1865. Dathan (Hebrew: דתן‎) was an Israelite mentioned in the Old Testament as a participant of the Exodus. He was a son of Eliab, the son of Pallu, the son …   Wikipedia

  • Numbers 16 — 1 Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men: 2 And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred …   The King James version of the Bible

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