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Shallum (father of Hilkiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shallum, Son of Zadok
Shallum, Son of Zadok (מְשֻׁלָּם‎, meshullam; שַׁלּוּם‎, shallum). Also called Meshullam. Ancestor of Ezra (1 Chr 6:12–13; 1 Chr 9:11; Ezra 7:2; Neh 11:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Meshullam (Person)
MESHULLAM (PERSON) [Heb mĕšullām (מְשֻׁלָּם)]. A personal name in the Hebrew Bible which grammatically corresponds to the Puʿal participle of the verbal root šlm and probably means “one recompensed (by Yahweh?).”1. A son of Azaliah and the grandfather of Shaphan the scribe (2 Kgs 22:3), the latter
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
Meshullam
Meshullam. 1. Forefather of Shaphan, the royal secretary to King Josiah of Judah (2 Kgs 22:3).2. Zerubbabel’s son and a descendant of David (1 Chr 3:19).3. Gadite leader registered during the reigns of Jotham, king of Judah (950–932 bc), and Jeroboam II, king of Israel (993–953 bc; 1 Chr 5:13).4.
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
Meshullam
Meshullam mə-shoo̅ʹləm [Heb mešullām—’restitution’ (for a child who died); Gk Mesollam, Mosollam (os), Mesoulam, Masallam (1 Ch. 9:8), Ōlamos (1 Esd. 9:30)]; AV Apoc. MOSOLLAMON, MOSOLLAM, OLAMUS; NEB Apoc. MOSOLLAMUS, OLAMUS.
Mosollam
Mosollam mōsolʹəm (1 Esd. 9:14, AV); MOSOLLAMON mō-solʹə-mən (1 Esd. 8:44, AV); MOSOLLAMUS (1 Esd. 8:44; 9:14, NEB). See Meshullam 10, 11.
Shallum
6. [Gk. Apoc. Salēmos, Salōm; Lat Salame]; AV Apoc. SALUM, SADAMIAS, SALOM; NEB Apoc. also SALEMUS. Son of Zadok and father of Hilkiah; a high priest and ancestor of Ezra (1 Ch. 6:12f [MT 5:38f]; Ezr. 7:2; 1 Esd. 8:1; 2 Esd. 1:1; Bar. 1:7). He is probably the same as Meshullam 7.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Meshullam
MESHULLAM1. Forefather of Shaphan, the royal secretary to King Josiah of Judah (2 Kgs 22:3).2. Zerubbabel’s son and a descendant of David (1 Chr 3:19).3. Gadite leader registered during the reigns of Jotham, king of Judah (950–932 bc), and Jeroboam II, king of Israel (993–953 bc; 1 Chr 5:13).4. Benjamite
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)
Meshullam
Meshullam (mi-shool´uhm; Heb., “reconciled, perfected”).1 The grandfather of the scribe Shaphan during the reign of Josiah (2 Kings 22:3).2 The son of Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:19).3 A Gadite who lived in Bashan (1 Chron. 5:13).4 A Benjaminite, son of Elpaal (1 Chron. 8:17).5 A Benjaminite, son of
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
Meshullam
MESHULLAM1. The grandfather of Shaphan, the scribe who was sent by King Josiah to Hilkiah to administer the money brought to repair the temple (2 Kgs 22:3).2. The first named son of Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:19).3. A chieftain of the tribe of Gad dwelling in Bashan in the time of Jotham and Jeroboam II
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
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
Meshullam
Meshullam (Heb. mĕšullām)1. The grandfather of the scribe Shaphan and father of Azaliah (2 Kgs. 22:3).2. A son of Zerubbabel (1 Chr. 3:19).3. The head of a Gadite clan in Bashan (1 Chr. 5:13).4. A son of Elpaal, a Benjaminite (1 Chr. 8:17).6. The son of Shephatiah; a Benjaminite who returned
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
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
Meshullam
Meshul´lam (friend).1. Ancestor of Shaphan the scribe. 2 Kings 22:3.2. The son of Zerubbabel. 1 Chron. 3:19.3. A Gadite in the reign of Jotham king of Judah. 1 Chron. 5:13.4. A Benjamite, of the sons of Elpaal. 1 Chron. 8:17.5. A Benjamite, father of Sallu. 1 Chron. 9:7; Neh. 11:7.6. A Benjamite
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.
See also
Relatives
Zadok Father
Azariah Brother
Hilkiah Son
Azariah Grandson
Amariah Nephew
Seraiah Grandson
Meraioth Grandfather
Joakim Grandson
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