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Ram (Hebrew: רם‎ Rām) is a figure in the Hebrew Bible. He is the son of Hezron and ancestor of King David. His genealogical lineage and descendants are recorded in 1 Chr 2:9 and at Ruth 4:19. In the New Testament, his name is given as "Aram" (Ἀράμ) and "Arni" (Ἀρνὶ).

Family

1st Chronicles 2 Narrative


3 ¶ The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah: which three were born unto him of the daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And Er, the firstborn of Judah, was evil in the sight of the Lord; and he slew him.
4 And Tamar his daughter in law bare him Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah were five.
5 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and Hamul.
6 And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
7 And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the thing accursed.
8 And the sons of Ethan; Azariah.
9 The sons also of Hezron, that were born unto him; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and Chelubai.
10 And Ram begat Amminadab; and Amminadab begat Nahshon, prince of the children of Judah;
11 And Nahshon begat Salma, and Salma begat Boaz,
12 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse,
1 Chr 2:3-12

Book of Ruth 4 Narrative


18 ¶ Now these are the generations of Pharez: Pharez begat Hezron,
19 And Hezron begat Ram, and Ram begat Amminadab,
20 And Amminadab begat Nahshon, and Nahshon begat Salmon,
21 And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed,
22 And Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David.
Ruth 4:18-22 = KJV



Children


Offspring of Ram and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Amminadab ben Ram 9999 Land of Canaan

Siblings


Offspring of Hezron and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jerahmeel ben Hezron 9999 Land of Canaan Atarah

Ram ben Hezron 9999 Land of Canaan
Caleb ben Hezron 9999 Land of Canaan Azubah
Ephrath

Offspring of Hezron and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Segub ben Hezron 9999 Land of Canaan

Offspring of Hezron and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ashhur ben Hezron 9999 Land of Canaan

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