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Shalmaneser
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shalmaneser V
Shalmaneser V (לְמַנְאֶסֶרשַׁ‎, leman'esersha). King of Assyria from 727–722 bc. Responsible for the siege of Samaria and possibly the exile of the northern kingdom of Israel to Assyria.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shalmaneser (Person)
SHALMANESER (PERSON) [Heb šalmanʾeser (שַׁלְמַנְאֶסֶר)]. In Assyrian the name Shalmaneser is spelled Šulmānu-ašarēd and means “the god Šulmānu is the foremost.” There were five kings in Assyrian history who bore this name but only the fifth and last such king is mentioned in the Bible. Of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shalmaneser
Shalmaneser. Name of several Assyrian rulers, two of whom had direct contact with the people of Israel. However, only the latter is known by name in the Bible.1. Shalmaneser I (1274–1245 bc), the first king of this name, was active in the days when Israel was emerging as a significant group in Palestine.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shalmaneser
5. Shalmaneser V (727–722 b.c.), son of Tiglath-pileser III. Records from this king consist of a cylinder fragment recording the repair of the temple of Ezida in Borsippa (cf. ARAB, I, §§ 828–830).Josephus cites a passage from Menander’s annals, supposedly a translation of the Tyrian archives, concerning
Shalmaneser
Shalmaneser shal-mə-nēʹzər [Heb. šalmanʾeser; Assyr. šalmanu-ašaridu, “Shalman [a deity] is leader [first]”]. The name of five Assyrian kings, only two of whom are significant for OT studies.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shalmaneser
SHALMANESER Name of several Assyrian rulers, two of whom had direct contact with the people of Israel. However, only Shalmaneser V is known by name in the Bible.1. Shalmaneser I (1274–1245 bc), the first king of this name, was active in the days when Israel was emerging as a significant group in Palestine.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shalmaneser
Shalmaneser (shal´muh-nee´zuhr), the name of several Assyrian kings, two of which are important for the history of ancient Israel.1 Shalmaneser III, the son of Ashurnasirpal II and king of Assyria 858–824 bce. Though not mentioned in the Bible, two contacts with kings of Israel are recorded in his royal
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shalmaneser
SHALMANESER. The Heb. name Shalman˒eser is a transliteration of Akkad. ˒ăbôdâShulmânu-asharid, a (the god) Shulman is supreme.” This was the name of five Assyrian kings.The Monolith Inscription of Shalmaneser, which describes the battle of Qarqar and Assyrian contact with Ahab of Israel. BM1.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shalmaneser
SHALMANESER (Heb. šalman’eser; Gk. Salmennasar; Assyr. Šulmanu-ašaridu, ‘the god Šulman is chief’). The Heb. may have been read ślmn’sr (JSS 21, 1976, p. 8).Shalmaneser was the name borne by several rulers of *Assyria. The king of Assyria to whom Hoshea of Israel became subject (2 Ki. 17:3) was
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shalmaneser
Shalmaneser (Heb. šalmanʾeser; Akk. šulmānu-ašarid)1. Shalmaneser I, king of Assyria 1274–1245 b.c.e.; son of Adad-nirari I. He conquered Hanigalbat (the remnant of Mitanni), deporting its populace, and subdued the formative confederation of Urartu. Kalhu (biblical Calah) was founded during his
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shalmaneser
Shalmaneser [shălˊmə nēˊzər] (Heb. šalman˒eser; Akk. Šulmānu-ašaridŠulmānu [a deity] is chief”).†
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shalmaneser
SHALMANESER (Assyrian, “the god Šulmānu is prince”) The name of five kings of Assyria. The most important of these in the Old Testament was the last, Shalmaneser V (r. 727–722 b.c.). The son and successor of Tiglath-pileser III, he marched on Samaria when Hoshea of Israel made overtures to Egypt in the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shalmaneser
Shalmane´ser (fire-worshipper) was the Assyrian king who reigned probably between Tiglath-pileser and Sargon, b.c. 727–722. He led the forces of Assyria into Palestine, where Hoshea, the last king of Israel, had revolted against his authority. 2 Kings 17:3. Hoshea submitted and consented to pay tribute;
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