Shallum shăl´əm [key], in the Bible.
King of Israel for a month. He killed King
for the throne and was himself killed by
King of Judah: see
In 1 Kings, husband of Huldah.
In 1 Chronicles, chief of a family of porters called Meshullam in Nehemiah.
In Nehemiah, ruler of part of Jerusalem.
In 1 Chronicles and Ezra, priest also called Meshullam in 1 Chronicles and Nehemiah.
In 1 Chronicles, Simeonite.
In 2 Chronicles, Ephraimite.
In Ezra, men who had foreign wives.
In 1 Chronicles, descendant of Jerahmeel.
In 1 Chronicles, eponymous head of a clan of Naphtali.
In Jeremiah, uncle of Jeremiah.
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