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Dictionaries :: Shallum

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Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) The fifteenth king of Israel, son of Jabesh, conspired against Zachariah, killed him, and brought the dynasty of Jehu to a close, B.C. 770. Shallum, after reigning in Samaria for a month only, was in his turn dethroned and killed by Menahem (2 Kings 15:10-14).

(2.) The husband of Huldah the prophetess (2 Kings 22:14; 2 Chronicles 34:23) in the reign of Josiah. (B.C. 830)

(3.) A descendant of Shesham (1 Chronicles 2:40, 41).

(4.) The third son of Josiah king of Judah, known in the books of Kings and Chronicles as Jehoahaz (1 Chronicles 3:15; Jeremiah 22:11). (B.C. 610) SEE [JEHOAHAZ].

(5.) Son of Shaul the son of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:25).

(6.) A high priest (1 Chronicles 6:12-13; Ezra 7:2).

(7.) A son of Naphtali (1 Chronicles 7:13).

(8.) The chief of a family of porters or gate‐keepers of the east gate of the temple (1 Chronicles 9:17). (B.C. 1050)

(9.) Son of Kore, a Korahite (1 Chronicles 9:19; 9:31).

(10.) Father of Jehizkiah, an Ephraimite (2 Chronicles 28:12).

(11.) One of the porters of the temple who had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:24).

(12.) One of the sons of Bani (Ezra 10:42).

(13.) The son of Halohesh and ruler of a district of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:12).

(14.) The uncle of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 32:7) perhaps the same as No. 2.

(15.) Father or ancestor of Maaseiah (Jeremiah 35:4) perhaps the same as No. 9. (B.C. 630)


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