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Shallum

Shallum [N] [E] [H]

(retribution ).

  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 1 Chronicles 2:41 )
  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 ) [JEHOAHAZ] (B.C. 610.)
  5. Son of Shaul the son of Simeon. ( 1 Chronicles 4:25 )
  6. A high priest. ( 1 Chronicles 6:12 1 Chronicles 6:13 ; 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 1 Chronicles 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 2.
  15. Father or ancestor of Maaseiah ( Jeremiah 35:4 ) perhaps the same as 9. (B.C. 630.)

[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 'Shallum'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.