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Dictionaries :: Shelah

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


petition. (1.) Judah's third son (Gen 38:2,5,11,14).

(2.) A son of Arphaxad (1Ch 1:18).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


that breaks; that unties; that undresses

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


she'-la (shelah; Sala):

(1) The youngest son of Judah and the daughter of Shua the Canaanite (Ge 38:5,11,14,26; 46:12; Nu 26:20 (16); 1Ch 2:3; 4:21). He gave his name to the family of the Shelanites (Nu 26:20 (16)). Probably "the Shelanite" should be substituted for "the Shilonite" of Ne 11:5; 1Ch 9:5.

(2) (shelach): The son or (Septuagint) grandson of Arpachshad and father of Eber (Ge 10:24; 11:13 (12), 14,15; 1Ch 1:18,24; Lu 3:35).

(3) Ne 3:15 =" Shiloah" of Isa 8:6.


Smith's Bible Dictionary


(a petition).

(1.) The youngest son of Judah (Genesis 38:5; 38:11; 38:14; 38:26; 46:10; Numbers 26:20; 1 Chronicles 2:3; 4:21). (B.C. before 1706)

(2.) The proper form of the name of Salah (1 Chronicles 1:18; 1:24).


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