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Jehoahaz (son of Josiah)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The 17th king of Judah. Also known as Shallum (שַׁלּוּם‎, shallum) or Jeconiah (see 1 Esdras 1:34). Reigned for three months in 609 bc before being imprisoned and deported by Pharaoh Necho. Succeeded by his brother Eliakim/Jehoiakim (2 Kgs 23:34).
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehoahaz, King of Judah
Jehoahaz, King of Judah (יְהוֹאָחָז‎, yeho'achaz; יוֹאָחָז‎, yo'achaz). The 17th king of Judah. Also known as Shallum (שַׁלּוּם‎, shallum) or Jeconiah (see 1 Esdras 1:34). Reigned for three months in 609 bc before being imprisoned and deported by Pharaoh Necho. Succeeded by his brother Eliakim/Jehoiakim
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehoahaz (Person)
JEHOAHAZ (PERSON) [Heb yehôʾāḥāz (יֶהֹואָחָז)]. Var. AHAZIAH; SHALLUM. 1. The name once given (2 Chr 21:17) to Ahaziah, king of Judah, son of Jehoram and Athaliah. The idea that the Chronicler was using different sources (Maclean IDB 1: 66) is unsound. Such transfer of the elements of a name using
Shallum (Person)
SHALLUM (PERSON) [Heb šallûm (שַׁלּוּם‎); šallūm (שַׁלֻּם)]. Some fourteen individuals bear this name, which may mean “the requited” or “he for whom compensation has been made” (Gray 1 and 2 Kings OTL, 621; IPN, 174). In the so-called Barley Letter (Samaria ostracon C1101) the form of this name is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz. 1. Twelfth king of Israel, succeeding his father, Jehu, and ruling from 814 bc to 798 bc. Because he was an evil king, God punished Israel by subjecting them to the Aramaean kings Hazael and his son Ben-hadad. The military force in Israel was reduced to 50 cavalrymen, 10 chariots, and 10,000
Shallum
Shallum. 1. Son of Jabesh and Israel’s 16th king (752 bc). In a conspiracy against King Zechariah, Shallum murdered the monarch at Ibleam and declared himself ruler of Israel during the 39th year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah (792–740 bc). However, in like manner, he was killed at the hands of Gadi
Shallun
Shallun. kjv spelling of Shallum, Colhozeh’s son, in Nehemiah 3:15.See Shallum #13.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehoahaz
3. King of Judah, son of King Josiah, enthroned immediately after his father’s sudden death in 609 b.c. (2 K. 23:30–34; 2 Ch. 36:1–4). He is named Shallum in 1 Ch. 3:15; Jer. 22:11 and Jeconiah in 1 Esd. 1:34. He was the choice of the people in spite of his being younger than Jehoiakim. His enthronement,
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz jə-hōʹə-haz [Heb. yehôʾāḥāz—‘Yahweh will hold fast,’ lit ‘Yahweh has taken hold’].
Shallum
10. Fourth son of Josiah (1 Ch. 3:15); enthroned as king of Judah following his father’s death (Jer. 22:11); usually called “Jehoahaz” (e.g., 2 Ch. 36:1–4). See Jehoahaz 3.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ1. Twelfth king of Israel, succeeding his father, Jehu, and ruling from 814 bc to 798 bc. Because he was an evil king, God punished Israel by subjecting them to the Aramean kings Hazael and his son Ben-hadad. The military force in Israel was reduced to 50 cavalrymen, 10 chariots, and 10,000
Shallum
SHALLUM1. Son of Jabesh and Israel’s 16th king (752 bc). In a conspiracy against King Zechariah, Shallum murdered the monarch at Ibleam and declared himself ruler of Israel during the 39th year of King Uzziah’s (Azariah’s) reign in Judah (792–740 bc). However, in like manner, he was killed at the hands
Shallun
SHALLUN* kjv and niv spelling of Shallum, Col- hozeh’s son, in Nehemiah 3:15. See Shallum #13.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz (ji-hoh´uh-haz; Heb., “the Lord has grasped”).1 The son of Jehu and eleventh king of Israel (ca. 815–802 bce). His rule was marked by subjugation to Syria, first under King Hazael and then under Hazael’s son Ben-hadad (2 Kings 13:3). This was attributed to divine wrath against Israel due to
Shallum
Shallum (shal´uhm).1 The son of Jabesh, who made himself king of Israel ca. 745 bce by assassinating Zechariah, son of Jeroboam II, ending the dynasty of Jehu. Shallum was assassinated a month later (2 Kings 15:10–15).2 The husband of the prophet Huldah (2 Kings 22:14; 2 Chron. 34:22).3 Jehoahaz,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ1. In contracted form, Joahaz, or Ahaziah (q.v.), youngest son of Jehoram, king of Judah (2 Chr 21:17).2. King of Israel, son of Jehu, who reigned in Samaria for 17 years (2 Kgs 13:1–9). He was subject to Hazael, king of Syria, throughout his rule. He followed the religious practices of Jeroboam
Shallum
SHALLUM. Some 12 to 15 people are identified by this name in the OT. The two best known by this name are the king of Israel and the king of Judah. All the others are little known beyond their identity in genealogies.1. A son of Jabesh. He assassinated Zachariah, who had reigned only six months as successor
Shallun
SHALLUN. The ruler of the district of Mizpah in the days of Nehemiah’s governorship (Neh 3:15). His responsibility in the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem was the Fountain Gate, together with the wall of the pool of Shelah (Shiloah) by the king’s garden. His name is Shallum in the RSV and NASB (see
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ (Heb. yehô’āḥāz, ‘Yahweh has grasped’).1. A variant of the name of *Ahaziah, Jehoram’s son, 6th king of Judah (c. 848–841 bc; 2 Ch. 21:17; 25:23) in which the divine element comes first rather than last.2. Son of Jehu; the 11th king of the N kingdom of Israel, who reigned for 17 years
Shallum
SHALLUM (Heb. šallûm, šallum). 1. A Jerahmeelite through the line of an ancestress who married an Egyp. slave (1 Ch. 2:40–41; cf. vv. 34–35). 2. A descendant of Korah who served under David as chief gatekeeper at the King’s Gate in the sanctuary (1 Ch. 9:17–19; Ezr. 2:42). Apparently this was an inherited
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz (Heb. yĕhôʾāḥāz) (also SHALLUM)1. King of Judah, youngest son of Jehoram and Athaliah (2 Kgs. 8:25–29; 2 Chr. 22:1). His name is a variant of Ahaziah (2 Chr. 21:17). Jehoahaz was mortally wounded by Jehu’s army and died at Megiddo (2 Kgs. 9:27–29).2. King of Israel, the son and successor
Shallum
Shallum (Heb. šallûm, šallqm) (also MESHULLAM, SHILLEM)1. King of Israel who overthrew Zechariah and ended the dynasty of Jehu (2 Kgs. 15:10, 13). His one-month reign ca. 750 b.c.e. signaled the beginning of a period of chaos leading to the fall of the northern kingdom to Assyria in 722. Hosea speaks
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ (Hebrew, “the Lord grasps”) The name of the eleventh king of Israel (2 Kgs 13:1–9) and the sixteenth king of Judah (2 Kgs 23:31–34).1. The king of Israel from around 814 to 798 b.c. and the son and successor of Jehu (2 Kgs 10:35; 13:1–9). His reign was marked by the domination of the kingdom
Shallum
SHALLUM The name of a number of men in the Old Testament.1. The son of Jabesh and the king of Israel for only a month in 752 b.c. after the assassination of Zechariah, the last king of the dynasty of Jehu (2 Kgs 15:10, 13–15). Shallum was himself murdered by Menahem.2. The son of Tikvah and the husband
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehoahaz
Jeho´ahaz (whom the Lord sustains).1. The son and successor of Jehu, reigned 17 years, b.c. 856–840, over Israel in Samaria. His inglorious history is given in 2 Kings 13:1–9. Throughout his reign, ver. 22, he was kept in subjection by Hazael king of Damascus. Jehoahaz maintained the idolatry of Jeroboam;
Shallum
Shal´lum (retribution).1. The fifteenth king of Israel, son of Jabesh, conspired against Zachariah, killed him, and brought the dynasty of Jehu to a close, b.c. 770. Shallum, after reigning in Samaria for a month only, was in his turn dethroned and killed by Menahem. 2 Kings 15:10–14.2. The husband
Shallun
Shal´lun (retribution), the son of Colhozeh, and ruler of a district of the Mizpah. Neh. 3:15.
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Relatives
Josiah Father
Hamutal Mother
Zedekiah Brother
Jehoiakim Brother
Johanan Brother
Jehoiachin Nephew
Amon Grandfather
Jeremiah Grandfather
Jerahmeel Nephew
Jedidah Grandmother
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