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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Solomon, King of Israel
Solomon, King of Israel (שְׁלֹמֹה‎, shelomoh). Son of David and Bathsheba. King of Israel. Reigned in the 10th century bc (ca. 970/60–930/20).
Solomon, King of Israel, Critical Issues
Solomon, King of Israel, Critical Issues A brief exploration of the presentation of the figure of Solomon in 1 Kings, 2 Chronicles, the Second Temple period, and the New Testament.
Jedidiah, Another Name of Solomon
Jedidiah, Alternate Name of Solomon (יְדִידְיָהּ‎, yedideyah). A name meaning “beloved of Yahweh,” which either David or Nathan gave to Solomon (2 Sam 12:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Solomon (Person)
SOLOMON (PERSON) [Heb šĕlōmōh (שְׁלֹמֹה)]. The third king of the kingdom of Israel and the second king of the kingdom of Judah in the 10th century b.c.A. Filiation, Names, and FamilyB. ChronologyC. SourcesD. Solomon’s SuccessionE. Divine Approval of Solomon’s KingshipF. AdministrationG. Diplomacy
Jedidiah (Person)
JEDIDIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕdı̂dĕyâ (יְדִידְיָה)]. The name given to Solomon by Nathan in 2 Sam 12:25. The name and its occurrence are unusual for several reasons. First, the Hebrew orthography, ydydyh, is similar to that for David, dwd. Second, since the child had already been named by his parents,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Solomon (Person)
Solomon (Person). Third king over Israel, the second son of David and Bathsheba, who reigned some 40 years (970–930 bc). His alternative name was Jedidiah, “beloved of the Lord.”
Jedidiah
Jedidiah. Name meaning “friend of Jehovah” or “beloved of Jehovah”; God told Nathan the prophet to give Solomon, David’s second son by Bathsheba, this name soon after his birth (2 Sm 12:24, 25).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Solomon
Solomon solʹə-mən [Heb. šelōmōh; LXX usually Gk. Salōmōn, Solomōn]. Son of David and third king of Israel. I. Ascent to the ThroneA. Parents and BirthB. NameC. Adonijah’s Conspiracy II. AchievementsA. Biblical RecordB. Political AlliancesC. Military MeasuresD. Administrative Measures
Jedidiah
Jedidiah jed-ə-dīʹə [Heb. yeḏîḏyâ—‘the beloved of Yahweh’]. The name conferred by God through Nathan upon Solomon at his birth (2 S. 12:25).
Pharaoh's Daughter
2. A wife of Solomon (1 K. 3:1; 7:8; 9:16, 24; 11:1). Since Shishak ruled Egypt twenty years before raiding Palestine in Rehoboam’s fifth year, he acceded about year 25 of Solomon’s reign. Shishak’s predecessor Psusennes II ruled about fourteen years (acceding about year 11 of Solomon). Hence in his
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Solomon (Person)
SOLOMON (Person) Third king over Israel, the second son of David and Bathsheba, who reigned 40 years (970–930 bc). His alternative name was Jedidiah, “beloved of the Lord.”Appointed to the Throne Once Amnon and Absalom were no longer in competition for the throne, the two most likely remaining candidates
Jedidiah
JEDIDIAH Name meaning “beloved of the Lord [Yahweh].” God told Nathan the prophet to give Solomon, David’s second son by Bathsheba, this name soon after his birth (2 Sm 12:24–25).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Solomon
Solomon (sol´uh-muhn; also known as Jedidiah; Heb., “the Lord’s beloved,” 2 Sam. 12:25), the son of King David and Bathsheba, and David’s successor as king of Israel. He reigned for forty years in the middle of the tenth century bce. Although 1 Sam. 12 implies that Solomon was Bathsheba’s second child
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Solomon
SOLOMON. The name of Solomon occurs c. 300 times in the OT and 12 times in the NT (cf. 1 Kgs 1–11; 14:21, 26; 2 Chr 1–11; 2 Sam 12:24; 1 Chr 3:10; 22:5–19; 28:5–11, 20; Ps 72; 127 (titles); Prov 1:1; 10:1; Mt 6:29; 12:42; et al.).Solomon, the “man of sunset and shadows,” was the second son of David
Jedidiah
JEDIDIAH. David named his second child by Bathsheba Solomon; but Nathan the prophet received word from God that the child was to be named Jedidiah, meaning “Jehovah is a friend” or “beloved of Jehovah,” perhaps to indicate divine forgiveness (2 Sam 12:24–25).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Solomon
SOLOMON. The third king of Israel (c. 971–931 bc), son of David and Bathsheba (2 Sa. 12:24); also named Jedidiah (‘beloved of the Lord’) by Nathan the prophet (2 Sa. 12:25). Solomon (šʾelōmōh, probably ‘peaceful’) does not figure in the biblical narrative until the last days of David (1 Ki. 1:10ff.)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Solomon
Solomon (Heb. šĕlōmōh)The third king of Israel, son of David and Bathsheba. He was one of the major figures of biblical history and tradition, renowned for his wisdom, wealth, and construction of the First Temple. Understanding his legacy involves coming to grips with how biblical writers, early interpreters,
Jedidiah
Jedidiah (Heb. yĕḏɩ̂ḏĕyâ)A name which Yahweh bestowed upon the infant Solomon through the prophet Nathan (2 Sam. 12:25). Some scholars suggest that this was the king’s given name and Solomon his throne name.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Solomon
Solomon [sǒlˊə mən] (Heb. šelōmōh “peace, wellbeing”; Gk. Solomōn). The second son of David and Bathsheba (2 Sam. 12:24; cf. 1 Chr. 3:5) and third king of Israel (ca. 970–930 B.C.), following David. In a prophecy by Nathan (2 Sam. 12:25) Solomon is called Jedidiah (“beloved of Yahweh”),
Jedidiah
Jedidiah [jĕdˊə dīˊə] (Heb. yeḏîḏyâ “beloved of Yahweh”). A name which Yahweh bestowed upon the infant Solomon through the prophet Nathan (2 Sam. 12:25). Some scholars suggest that this was the king’s throne name.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Solomon
SOLOMON (Hebrew, “peaceful”). One of four sons born to David by Bathsheba (1 Chr 3:5), and David’s successor as king of all Israel (r. 970–930 b.c.). It was Solomon who made the kingdom of Israel one of the great military and economic superpowers of the ancient world (1 Kgs 5–10), and he himself acquired
Jedidiah
JEDIDIAH (Hebrew, “beloved of the Lord”) The name David gave Solomon when he heard through the prophet Nathan that the Lord loved the boy (2 Sam 12:25).
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Solomon
Solomon (d. c. 930 bc), King of *Israel from c. 970 bc. No such clear picture of his personality is to be found in the OT as we have of his father, *David, whom he succeeded. The impression made by the account in 1 Kgs. 1–2 is of an oriental despot, honoured for his wealth and wisdom and round whose
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