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Meaning: exalted; strength
This is the name of a male animal and 3 biblical men.
A ram is an uncastrated male sheep.
The first mention of a ram in the Bible is found in Genesis 15:9. Later, God miraculously supplied a ram to Abraham to offer in place of Isaac (Genesis 22:13).
Rams are also mentioned in numerous other verses of the Old Testament, including: Exodus 29:15-20, 22, 26-27, 31-32; Leviticus 5:15-18; Daniel 8:3-7, etc.
Also see: SHEEP
Ram (aka Aram), the firstborn son of Jerahmeel , and one of the ancestors of the royal line of King David and Jesus Christ (Ruth 4:19).
The marginal notes for 1 Chronicles 2:9, Matthew 1:3,4 and Luke 3:33 call him “Aram.”
- Grandfather: Hezron
- Father: Jerahmeel
- Wife: Not named
- Brothers: Bunah, Oren, Ozem, Ahijah, Onam
- Sisters: not named or numbered in the Bible
- Sons: Maaz, Jamin and Eke
- Daughters: not named or numbered in the Bible
Ram, the eldest son of Jerahmeel, who was descended from Judah (1 Chronicles 2:25, 27)
Ram, aka Aram, a person mentioned in Job 32:2 as the founder of a clan to which Elihu belonged
He argued with Job, and is the same person as Aram (A-ram) of Genesis 22:21.
Article Version: July 1, 2018