Shelah

Shelah [N] [H] [S]

petition.

  • Judah's third son ( Genesis 38:2 Genesis 38:5 Genesis 38:11 Genesis 38:14 ).

  • A son of Arphaxad ( 1 Chronicles 1:18 ).

    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.

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    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Shelah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Shelah [N] [E] [S]

    that breaks; that unties; that undresses
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Shelah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Shelah [N] [E] [H]

    (a petition ).

    1. The youngest son of Judah. ( Genesis 38:5 Genesis 38:11 Genesis 38:14 Genesis 38:26 ; 46:10 ; Numbers 26:20 ; 1 Chronicles 2:3 ; 4:21 ) (B.C. before 1706.)
    2. The proper form of the name of Salah. ( 1 Chronicles 1:18 1 Chronicles 1:24 )

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

    SHELAH

    she'-la (shelah; Sala):

    (1) The youngest son of Judah and the daughter of Shua the Canaanite (Genesis 38:5,11,14,26; 46:12; Numbers 26:20); 1 Chronicles 2:3; 4:21). He gave his name to the family of the Shelanites (Numbers 26:20)). Probably "the Shelanite" should be substituted for "the Shilonite" of Nehemiah 11:5; 1 Chronicles 9:5.

    (2) (shelach):

    The son or (Septuagint) grandson of Arpachshad and father of Eber (Genesis 10:24; 11:13; [12],14,15; 1 Chronicles 1:18,24; Luke 3:35).

    (3) Nehemiah 3:15 = "Shiloah" of Isaiah 8:6.

    See SILOAM.


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SHELAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.