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Ram

2. The first-born son of Jerahmeel of Judah (1 Chron 2:25, 27). This Ram is apparently the nephew of the Ram in # 1 above according to 1 Chronicles 2:9. 3. The head of the family of Elihu who was one of the “comforters” of Job (Job 32:2). RAM. See [[Sheep]]. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (ram, "high," "exalted"): (1) An ancestor of David (Ru 4:19 (Arran); Mt 1:3,4 (Aram); in 1Ch 2:9 he is called the "brother," but in 2:25, the "son of Jerahmeel" (compare 2:27). Ram as the son of Hezron appears more likely than Ram the son of Jerahmeel, since, according to the narratives of 1 and 2 Samuel, David cannot have been a Jerahmeelite. (2) Name of Elihu’s family (Job 32:2). It is an open question as to whether Ram should be taken as a purely fictitious name, invented by the author of the Elihu speeches, or whether it is that of some obscure Arab tribe. In Ge 22:21 Aram is a nephew of Buz (compare Elihu the Buzite), and the conjecture was at one time advanced that Ram