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Azaliah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azaliah, Son of Meshullam
Azaliah, Son of Meshullam (אֲצַלְיָהוּ‎, atsalyahu). Father of Shaphan, the secretary to King Josiah who had a part in discovering the book of the law (2 Kgs 22:3; 2 Chr 34:8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azaliah (Person)
AZALIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăṣalyāhû (אֲצַלְיָהוּ)]. The son of Meshullam and the father of the secretary Shaphan (2 Kgs 22:3). Azaliah’s son Shaphan was the state secretary who figured prominently in connection with the discovery and publication of the celebrated book of the law during the reign of King
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azaliah
Azaliah. Meshullam’s son and the father of Josiah’s scribe, Shaphan (2 Kgs 22:3; 2 Chr 34:8).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azaliah
Azaliah az-ə-līʹə [Heb. aṣalyāhû—‘Yahweh has set aside’]. A son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the scribe, famous in connection with the discovery of the law in the reign of King Josiah (2 K. 22:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azaliah
AZALIAH Meshullam’s son and the father of Josiah’s scribe, Shaphan (2 Kgs 22:3; 2 Chr 34:8).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azaliah
AZALIAH. A son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan, the scribe under Josiah (2 Kgs 22:3; 2 Chr 34:8).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azaliah
Azaliah (Heb. ʾăṣalyāhû)The son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the secretary, mentioned in connection with the discovery of the book of the Law (2 Kgs. 22:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azaliah
Azaliah [ăzˊə līˊə] (Heb. ˒aṣalyāhû; “the Lord has set apart”). The son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the secretary, mentioned in connection with the discovery of the Book of the Law (2 Kgs. 22:3).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azaliah
Azali´ah (whom the Lord reserved), the father of Shaphan the scribe in the reign of Josiah. 2 Kings 22:3; 2 Chron. 34:8. (b.c. before 641.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azaliah
AZALI´AH (az-a-līʹa; “reserved by Jehovah”). The son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the scribe. The latter was sent with others by Josiah to repair the Temple (2 Kings 22:3; 2 Chron. 34:8), about 624 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Azaliah
AZALIAH [az ah LIE ah] (the Lord is noble) — a son of Meshullam and the father of Shaphan the scribe (2 Kin. 22:3).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AZALIAH
AZALIAH<az-a-li’-a> אֲצַלְיָהוּ‎ [atsalyahu], “Yahweh has set aside”): A son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the scribe, famous in connection with the discovery of the law in the reign of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:3).
See also
Relatives
Meshullam Father
Shaphan Son
Ahikam Grandson
Gemariah Grandson
Eleasah Grandson