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Salome

Salome [N] [E] [H]

(peaceful ).

  1. The wife of Zebedee, ( Matthew 27:56 ; Mark 15:40 ) and probably sister of Mary the mother of Jesus, to whom reference is made in ( John 19:25 ) The only events recorded of Salome are that she preferred a request on behalf of her two sons for seats of honor in the kingdom of heaven, ( Matthew 20:20 ) that she attended at the crucifixion of Jesus, ( Mark 15:40 ) and that she visited his sepulchre. ( Mark 16:1 ) She is mentioned by name on only the two latter occasions.
  2. The daughter of Herodias by her first husband, Herod Philip. ( Matthew 14:6 ) She married in the first the tetrarch of Trachonitis her paternal uncle, sad secondly Aristobulus, the king of Chalcis.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Salome'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.