friend, the wife of Manasseh, and the mother of Amon ( 2 Kings 21:19 ), Kings of Judah.
(friend ), the daughter of Haruz of Jotbah, wife of Manasseh king of Judah, and mother of his successor, Amon. ( 2 Kings 21:19 )
The wife of King Manasseh and mother of Amon (2 Kings 21:19). She is further designated "daughter of Haruz of Jotbah." This is the earliest instance of the birthplace being added to the designation of the queen mother. The name is properly the feminine of the frequently occurring MESHULLAM (which see).
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