Hiram

[hahy-ruh m]
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noun

a king of Tyre in the 10th century b.c. I Kings 5.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “noble.”

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Hiram

noun

10th century bc, king of Tyre, who supplied Solomon with materials and craftsmen for the building of the Temple (II Samuel 5:11; I Kings 5:1–18)
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Word Origin and History for hiram

Hiram

masc. proper name, from Phoenician/Hebrew Hiram, perhaps short for Ahiram, literally "brother of the lofty."

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