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Nehushta
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nehushta, Daughter of Elnathan
Nehushta, Daughter of Elnathan (נְחֻשְׁתָּא‎, nechushta'). The daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem, the wife of Jehoiakim, and the mother of Jehoiachin (2 Kgs 24:8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nehushta (Person)
NEHUSHTA (PERSON) [Heb nĕḥuštāʾ (נְחֻשְׁתָּא)]. Mother of Jehoiachin, King of Judah (2 Kgs 24:8). Nehushta’s name occurs in the regnal formula of her son in 2 Kings, but is missing from the parallel account in 2 Chr 36:9 She is the daughter of Elnathan, and one of three queen mothers from Jerusalem
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nehushta
Nehushta. Mother of Jehoiachin, king of Judah, who was deported with her son to Babylon (2 Kgs 24:8–15).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nehushta
Nehushta nə-hoo̅shʹtə [Heb neḥuštāʾ—prob ‘serpent’ (cf. nāḥāš) or ‘brass’ (neḥōšeṯ)]. Mother of King Jehoiachin of Judah and daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem (2 K. 24:8); exiled with Jehoiachin and his court when he surrendered to King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon (vv 12, 15; Jer. 29:2).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nehushta
NEHUSHTA Mother of Jehoiachin, king of Judah, who was deported with her son to Babylon (2 Kgs 24:8–15).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nehushta
Nehushta (ni-hoosh´tuh), the wife of king Jehoiakim of Judah and mother of King Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:8). As queen mother she played an important role in the royal court; therefore she was exiled to Babylon along with her son (2 Kings 24:12) and the members of other prominent families.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nehushta
NEHUSHTA. The daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem, wife of Jehoiakim and mother of Jehoiachin. She is mentioned in connection with the latter’s short reign as king of Judah (2 Kgs 24:8), and as accompanying her son who was taken prisoner to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar (vv. 12, 15).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nehushta
NEHUSHTA (Heb. neḥuštā’). The wife of Jehoiakim and mother of Jehoiachin, a native of Jerusalem (2 Ki. 24:8) who was taken prisoner with her son when the Babylonians captured the city in 597 bc (v. 12; also Jos., Ant. 10.84ff.). Her name may allude to her complexion (cf. Jb. 6:12) or to bronze (Heb.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nehushta
Nehushta (Heb. nĕḥuštāʾ)The daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem; wife of Jehoiakim and mother of Jehoiachin, kings of Judah (2 Kgs. 24:8). She was taken captive to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in 598/597 b.c.e. (2 Kgs. 24:12, 15; Jer. 13:18; 29:2).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nehushta
Nehushta [nə hŏoshˊtə] (Heb. neḥuštā˒ “copper” or “serpent”). The daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem, wife of Jehoiakim and mother of Jehoiachin, kings of Judah (2 Kgs. 24:8). She was taken captive to Babylon by Nebuchadrezzar in 597 B.C. (vv. 12, 15).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Nehushta
NEHUSHTA The wife of Jehoiakim and the mother of Jehoiachin, king of Judah (2 Kgs 24:8). She was the last Queen Mother of the Davidic line in the Old Testament and was one of the captives taken during the Babylonian invasion of 597 b.c. (2 Kgs 24:12, 15; Jer 13:18; 29:2).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nehushta
Nehush´ta (brass), the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem, wife of Jehoiakim and mother of Jehoiachin, kings of Judah. 2 Kings 24:8. (b.c. 616.)
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