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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Jehoram
    Jehovah-exalted. (1.) Son of Toi, king of Hamath, sent by his
    father to congratulate David on the occasion of his victory over
    Hadadezer (2 Sam. 8:10).
      (2.) A Levite of the family of Gershom (1 Chr. 26:25).
      (3.) A priest sent by Jehoshaphat to instructruct the people
    in Judah (2 Chr. 17:8).
      (4.) The son of Ahab and Jezebel, and successor to his brother
    Ahaziah on the throne of Israel. He reigned twelve years, B.C.
    896-884 (2 Kings 1:17; 3:1). His first work was to reduce to
    subjection the Moabites, who had asserted their independence in
    the reign of his brother. Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, assisted
    Jehoram in this effort. He was further helped by his ally the
    king of Edom. Elisha went forth with the confederated army (2
    Kings 3:1-19), and at the solicitation of Jehoshaphat encouraged
    the army with the assurance from the Lord of a speedy victory.
    The Moabites under Mesha their king were utterly routed and
    their cities destroyed. At Kir-haraseth Mesha made a final
    stand. The Israelites refrained from pressing their victory
    further, and returned to their own land.
      Elisha afterwards again befriended Jehoram when a war broke
    out between the Syrians and Israel, and in a remarkable way
    brought that war to a bloodless close (2 Kings 6:23). But
    Jehoram, becoming confident in his own power, sank into
    idolatry, and brought upon himself and his land another Syrian
    invasion, which led to great suffering and distress in Samaria
    (2 Kings 6:24-33). By a remarkable providential interposition
    the city was saved from utter destruction, and the Syrians were
    put to flight (2 Kings 7:6-15).
      Jehoram was wounded in a battle with the Syrians at Ramah, and
    obliged to return to Jezreel (2 Kings 8:29; 9:14, 15), and soon
    after the army proclaimed their leader Jehu king of Israel, and
    revolted from their allegiance to Jehoram (2 Kings 9). Jehoram
    was pierced by an arrow from Jehu's bow on the piece of ground
    at Jezreel which Ahab had taken from Naboth, and there he died
    (2 Kings 9:21-29).
      (5.) The eldest son and successor of Jehoshaphat, king of
    Judah. He reigned eight years (B.C. 892-885) alone as king of
    Judah, having been previously for some years associated with his
    father (2 Chr. 21:5, 20; 2 Kings 8:16). His wife was Athaliah,
    the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel. His daughter Jehosheba was
    married to the high priest Jehoiada. He sank into gross
    idolatry, and brought upon himself and his kingdom the anger of
    Jehovah. The Edomites revolted from under his yoke, and the
    Philistines and the Arabians and Cushites invaded the land, and
    carried away great spoil, along with Jehoram's wives and all his
    children, except Ahaziah. He died a painful death from a fearful
    malady, and was refused a place in the sepulchre of the kings (2
    Kings 8:16-24; 2 Chr. 21).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Jehoram, exaltation of the Lord