Salathiel [N] [H] [S]
whom I asked of God, the son of Jeconiah ( Matthew 1:12 ; 1 Chronicles 3:17 ); also called the son of Neri ( Luke 3:27 ). The probable explanation of the apparent discrepancy is that he was the son of Neri, the descendant of Nathan, and thus heir to the throne of David on the death of Jeconiah (Compare Jeremiah 22:30 ).
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Salathiel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .