Adoniram


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Adoniram

(ăd'ənī`rəm), in the Bible, tax overseer. It also appears as Adoram and Hadoram.
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In spite of the potential weakness, I still celebrate William Carey and Adoniram Judson and the Baptist stress on world missions.
Much attention was rightly paid to Adoniram Judson, the most famous member of the original band of missionaries.
It was built as a memorial to Adoniram Judson, the first American Baptist missionary in Asia.
The seed of Christianity sown by the Catholic mission and the Protestant mission, under the hard labour of Adoniram Judson, has grown and become fruitful in the country.
Active in Freemasonry for more than 30 years, Jim served in various capacities including Master of Corinthian Lodge in Concord, Scottish Rite Valley of Boston, York Rite Adoniram Council, Houghton-Walden Royal Arch Chapter, Aleppo Shrine, MA Grand Lodge Representative, Masonic Home Administrator from 1980-1993 and as former President of the Masonic Homes Executive Association of North America.
the 1860s in the case of Mary Harris, who shot and killed Adoniram J.
When she confronts her husband, demanding to know why he is building a barn for which he obviously has no real need instead of a new house to replace their inadequate dwelling, Adoniram refuses to speak, and the building project continues.
Led by Adoniram Samis, a long-time speculator and present city commissioner, and supported by the Morning Albertan, a strong campaign was initiated to marshal public opinion against the present site in favour of one outside the city limits.
Missionary societies launched a vast body of flattering hagiography pour encourager les autres, especially Sunday school children who would benefit from close encounters with Adoniram Judson in Burma, Lottie Moon in Shantung, the Goforths in Honan, and their ilk.
During its initial organizational stage, at a time when diplomatic relations between the United States and England degenerated to the breaking point, the ABCFM sent Adoniram Judson to England in 1810 to inquire about the willingness of the London Missionary Society to co-sponsor an American mission party to India.
Penn" thirty-one times, whereas her husband is called Adoniram Penn only three times: once, to establish his relationship with Mrs.
Adoniram was the hated "supervisor of the mas" who administered the onerous cor- vee imposed on the former Canaanites.