Adoniram in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Son of Abda; over the tribute for about 47 years under David, Solomon, and Rehoboam; also over Solomon's levy of 30,000 sent by ten thousands monthly to cut timber in Lebanon (1 Kings 4:6). Contracted into ADORAM (2 Samuel 20:24) and HADORAM. Stoned by the people of Israel when sent by Rehoboam to collect the tribute which had been their chief ground of complaint against the king (1 Kings 12:18; 2 Chronicles 10:18).