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Hiram, Huram, Adoniram and the Menatzchim in the Bible


1 KINGS 5:15

Hiram King of Tyre חִירָם מֶלֶךְ צוׄר


1 KINGS 7:13

King Solomon sent and took Hiram from Tyre. He was the son of a widowed woman, from the tribe of Naphtali; his father had been a Tyrian coppersmith.

Hiram from Tyre חִירָם מִצֺּר


2 Chronicles 2:13

Huram Abi חוּרָם אָבִי


2 Chronicles 4:16

Huram Abiv חוּרָם אָבִיו


1 KINGS 5:27

Adoniram over the levy אֲדׄנִירָם

Was in charge of:

30,000 men of all Israel - the levy אִישׁ
70,000 who carried Burdens נׄשֵׂא סַבָּל
80,000 who hewed in the mountain חֺצֵב בָּהָר
3,300 Chief Officers, appointed over the work הָרׄדִים


The builders of Solomon בֺּנֵי שְׁלֺמִֺה
The builders of Hiram וּבֺנֵי חִירוֺם
The Gebalites carved the stones וְהַגִּבְלִים
Sidonians צִּדֺנִים


Dictionary of Freemasonry:

300 Harodim - Princes, rulers or provosts
3,300 Menatzchim - Overseers (word means Consoler or Comforter)
80,000 Giblim - Stone-squarers
30,000 The levy of Israel
70,000 Ish Sabbal - the men of burden


2 Chronicles 2:1

70,000 men who carried burdens - Ish Sabal אִישׁ סַבָּל
80,000 men who hewed stone in the mountain - Ish Chotzev BaHar אִישׁ חֺצֵב בָּהָר
3,600 overseeing them - M'natzchim מְנַצְּחִים


2 Chronicles 2:17

Menatzchim מנצחים


Tabernacle rested in Gibeon גִבְעוׄן



Adonijah - 4th son of David
Joab ben Zeruiah - 1st Commander of the Army
Abiathar the Kohen
Zadok the Kohen
Benaiah ben Jehoiada - 2nd Commander of the Army
Nathan the Prophet
Shimei & Rei



  1. Azariah ben Zadok the Kohen
  2. Elihoreph ben Shisha - Scribe
  3. Ahijah ben Shisha - Scribe
  4. Jehoshaphat ben Ahilud - Secretary
  5. Benaiah ben Jehoiada - Commander of the Army
  6. Zadok the Kohen
  7. Abiathar the Kohen
  8. Azariah ben Nathan - Over the Commissioners
  9. Zabud ben Nathan - a senior minister, a friend of the king
  10. Ahishar - the Chamberlain
  11. Adoniram ben Abda - over the Taxes


1 KINGS 4:7 - Solomons 12 Regional Commissioners

  1. Ben Hur - Mount Ephraim
  2. Ben Deker - Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth Shemesh and Elon Beth Hanan
  3. Ben Hesed - Arubboth, Socoh, Hepher
  4. Ben Abinadab - Dor (Taphath daughter of Solomon became his wife)
  5. Baana ben Ahilud - Taanach, Megiddo, Beth Shean
  6. Ben Geber - Ramoth Gilead, Argob/Bashan
  7. Ahinadab ben Iddo - Mahanaim
  8. Ahimaaz - Naphtali (married Basemath daughter of Solomon)
  9. Baana ben Hushai - Asher, Aloth
  10. Jehoshaphat ben Paruah - Issachar
  11. Shimei ben Ela - Benjamin
  12. Geber ben Uri - Gilead, Sihon, Og


1 KINGS 7:21

  1. Right Pillar - Jachin (Establish) יָכִין
  2. Left Pillar - Boaz (Strength is in it) בֺּעַז


1 KINGS 9:10

The land of Cabul - in the Galilee

 אֶרֶץ כָּבוּל

 בְּאֶרֶץ הַגָּלִיל


Kings 1, Ch 12, v 18: And king Rehoboam sent Adoram who was in charge of the tax, and all of Israel pelted him with stones, and he died, and king Rehoboam exerted himself to get up into his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.

2 Chron. Ch 10, v 18: And King Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was appointed over the tax, and the Children of Israel pelted him with stones and he died, and King Rehoboam exerted himself to get up into his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.



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