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,
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
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
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
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).
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.)
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 (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.
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 [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.
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
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