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Shishak
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shishak
Shishak (שִׁישַׁק‎, shishaq; Egyptian: ššnq). Also known as Shoshenq. First king of the 22nd Dynasty of Egypt. Harbored Jeroboam, son of Nebat, after Solomon sought to kill him.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shishak (Person)
SHISHAK (PERSON) [Heb K šwšq (שׁושׁק‎); Q šı̂šaq (שִׁישַׁק)]. An Egyptian pharaoh who harbored Jeroboam (1 Kgs 11:40) and advanced against Jerusalem during the reign of Rehoboam (1 Kgs 14:25). The form of the name in MT indicates that its proper pronunciation was uncertain in later biblical tradition.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shishak
Shishak. Egyptian pharaoh, descendant of a powerful family of Libyan chieftains, and founder of Egypt’s 22nd Dynasty. His Egyptian name was Sheshonk. He was a contemporary of Solomon, Jeroboam, and Rehoboam. His regnal years are variously given as 940–915 bc. or 935–914 bc.During Solomon’s reign, he
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shishak
Shishak shīʹshak [Heb. šîšaq; šûšaq (K, 1 K. 14:25); Egyp šošenq; Gk. Sousakim]. The king of Egypt who raided Palestine in the fifth year of Rehoboam king of Judah, identified with the pharaoh Sheshonq I of the Egyptian monuments, who founded the 22nd (Libyan) Dynasty (ca 945–924 b.c.).As
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shishak
SHISHAK Egyptian pharaoh, descendant of a powerful family of Libyan chieftains, and founder of Egypt’s 22d dynasty. His Egyptian name was Sheshonk. He was a contemporary of Solomon, Jeroboam, and Rehoboam. His years as ruler are variously given as 940–915 bc or 935–914 bc.During Solomon’s reign, he
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shishak
Shishak (shi´shak; Heb.), a pharaoh of Egypt whose Egyptian name was Shoshenq I (945–924 bce). Born in Egypt but descended from a line of Libyan nobles, he was the founder of the Twenty-Second (Libyan) Dynasty (ca. 945–715 bce), whose capital was at Tanis (Heb. Zoan) in the northeast part of the Delta.
Pharaoh
Pharaoh (fair´oh; Egyptian, “great house”), the Hebrew word for the title held by the king of Egypt. Sometimes the word is used in the Bible without further designation, as though it were the Egyptian ruler’s name (e.g., Gen. 12:15–20). At other times it is used with a ruler’s name (e.g., “Pharaoh Hophra,”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shishak
SHISHAK. Known as Sheshonk a by Egyptologists. He was a Libyan-Egyptian noble who founded the Twenty-second Dynasty of Egyptian Pharaohs with its capital at Bubastis.At two points his reign (945–924 b.c.) touched recorded OT history: (1) He granted political asylum to the rebellious Jeroboam when the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shishak
SHISHAK. Libyan prince who founded Egypt’s 22nd Dynasty as the Pharaoh Sheshonq I. He reigned for 21 years, c. 945–924 bc. He harboured Jeroboam as a fugitive from Solomon, after Ahijah’s prophecy of Jeroboam’s future kingship (1 Ki. 11:29–40). Late in his reign, Shishak invaded Palestine in the 5th
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shishak
Shishak (Heb. šɩ̂šaq; Egyp. ššnq)Sheshonq I, first king of the 22nd Dynasty of Egypt. Due to uncertainty regarding the length of several kings of this dynasty, the exact dates and length of his reign are unclear. His accession occurred ca. 950 b.c.e., and he probably reigned 21 years. Shishak reunited
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shishak
Shishak [shīˊshăk] (Heb. šîšaq; Egyp. ššnq). Sheshong I, an Egyptian pharaoh of Libyan origin (ca. 945–915 B.C.) and founder of the Twenty-second Dynasty (ca. 945–730), which ruled from Tanis in the Nile Delta. Shishak may have been a sponsor of Israel’s revolt against the dynasty of David
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shishak
SHISHAK Founder of the Twenty-second Dynasty of Egypt (known to Egyptologists as Shoshenq I; r. ca. 945–924 b.c.). He belonged to a Libyan line of chieftains who had settled in Egypt near the end of the New Kingdom period. The reign of Shishak marked a resurgence of Egyptian power and influence, including
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shishak
Shi´shak, king of Egypt, the Sheshonk I of the monuments, first sovereign of the Bubastite twenty-second dynasty. His reign offers the first determined synchronism of Egyptian and Hebrew history. The first year of Shishak would about correspond to the 26th of Solomon (b.c. 989), and the 20th of Shishak
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