A Dictionary of the Book of Mormon/Esrom

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ESROM. A son of the unfortunate Jaredite king Omer, born to him while he was held in captivity by his son Jared. Esrom and his brother Coriantumr, growing exceedingly angry at the treatment received by their father, raised an army and made a night attack upon the forces of the usurper, in which they gained a complete victory, Jared's army being destroyed and he himself taken prisoner. Esrom and his associates then replaced their father on the throne. In the rebellion of Akish it is said that the Lord was merciful to Omer and also to his sons and daughters who did not seek his destruction. It is, therefore, altogether probable that if Esrom still lived he accompanied his father in his exile to the distant land of Ablom.