Abiram

("father of height".)

1. A Reubenite, son of Eliab; conspired with Dathan and On, Reubenites, and Korah, a Levite, against Moses and Aaron (Numbers 16). (See AARON; KORAH.)

2. Oldest son of Hiel the Bethelite (1 Kings 16:34); perished at his father's laying the foundations of Jericho's fortified walls, as Joshua's curse predicted (1 Kings 6:26).