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Abda

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Aaron – Aniconism

Volume 1
Editor(s): Hans-Josef Klauck, Volker Leppin, Bernard McGinn, Choon-Leong Seow, Hermann Spieckermann, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski
De Gruyter (Berlin, New York) 2009

Father of Adoniram

Kristin Helms

In 1 Kgs 4 : 6, this name appears in most versions referring to the father of Solomon’s official over forced labor (Heb. hammas; Gk. φόρων, “tax, tribute”), although the Septuagint (LXXB) attests to a different tradition regarding the name for this individual (Εφρα), as does the Lucianic recension (Εδραμ).…

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