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Shallum


Shal’lum (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 Chron. 34:22, in the reign of Josiah. (b.c. 630.)

3. A descendant of Shesham. 1 Chron. 2:40, 41.

4. The third son of Josiah king of Judah, known in the books of Kings and Chronicles as Jehoahaz. 1 Chron. 3:15; Jer. 22:11. [Jehoahaz.] (b.c. 610.)

5. Son of Shaul the son of Simeon. 1 Chron. 4:25.

6. A high priest. 1 Chron. 6:12, 13; Ezra 7:2.

7. A son of Naphtali. 1 Chron. 7:13.

8. The chief of a family of porters or gate-keepers of the east gate of the temple. 1 Chron. 9:17. (b.c. 1050.)

9. Son of Kore, a Korahite. 1 Chron. 9:19, 31.

10. Father of Jehizkiah, an Ephraimite. 2 Chron. 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. Neh. 3:12.

14. The uncle of Jeremiah, Jer. 32:7; perhaps the same as 2.

15. Father or ancestor of Maaseiah, Jer. 35:4; perhaps the same as 9. (b.c. 630.)