Bible Dictionary

Jeroham

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Jeroham: cherished; who finds mercy.

  1. Father of Elkanah, and grandfather of the prophet Samuel (1 Samuel 1:1).
  2. The father of Azareel, the "captain" of the tribe of Dan (1 Chronicles 27:22).
  3. 1 Chronicles 12:7; a Benjamite.
  4. 2 Chronicles 23:1; one whose son assisted in placing Joash on the throne.
  5. 1 Chronicles 9:8; a Benjamite.
  6. 1 Chronicles 9:12; a priest, perhaps the same as in Nehemiah 11:12.