American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A town in the south of Judah, fortified by Rehoboam, 2 Chronicles 11:9 . Robinson has identified it with the modern Dura, a large village five miles west by south from Hebron.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Fortified city built by Rehoboam. 2 Chronicles 11:9 . It is identified with Dura , a large village which lies to the west of Hebron, 31 31' N, 35 1' E.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Strength of the sea
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A fortress built by Rehoboam in Judah (2 Chronicles 11:9). Probably now Dura, a large village on a rising ground W. of Hebron.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ADORAIM ( 2 Chronicles 11:9 ). A city of Judah fortified by Rehoboam on the S.W. of his mountain kingdom; now DÃ»ra, a small village at the edge of the mountains W. of Hebron.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ad oh ray' ihm) Place name meaning, “double strength.” City located at modern Durah, six miles southwest of Hebron. Rehoboam fortified the city and placed troops and supplies there as part of a massive defense building program (2 Chronicles 11:9 ). See Rehoboam .
a'Dor, - [Adoraim ]
Adora - The same as Adoraim
Adoraim - Adoraim ( 2 Chronicles 11:9 )
Adora'im - Adoraim is probably the same place with Adora, 1 Maccabees 13:20 Unless that be Dor, on the seacoast below Carmel