Bible Names H-M: Jabesh
Jabesh in Easton's Bible Dictionary
dry. (1.) For Jabesh-Gilead (1 Sam. 11:3,9,10).
(2.) The father of Shallum (2 Kings 15:10, 13, 14),
usurped the throne of Israel on the death of
Jabesh in Hitchcock's Bible Names
dryness; confusion; shame
Jabesh in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. Father of Shallum, the fifteenth king of Israel.
2. Jabesh-gilead, or Jabesh in the territory of
Gilead. In its widest sense Gilead included the half tribe of
Manasseh, 1Ch 27:21 as well as the tribes of Gad and Reuben,
Nu 32:1-42 east of the Jordan; and of the cities of Gilead,
Jabesh was the chief. It is first mentioned in Jud 21:8-14
Being attacked subsequently by Nahash the Ammonite, it gave
Saul an opportunity of displaying his prowess in its defence.
1Sa 11:1-15 Eusebius places it beyond the Jordan, six miles
from Pella on the mountain road to Gerasa; where its name is
probably preserved in the Wady Yabes.
Jabesh in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ja'-besh (yabhesh): A short form of JABESH-GILEAD (which see).
Jabesh in Wikipedia
in the Bible is the name of the father of king Shallum of the
northern kingdom of ten tribes.
Jabesh Scripture - 1 Samuel 11:1
Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against
Jabeshgilead: and all the men of Jabesh said unto Nahash, Make
a covenant with us, and we will serve thee.
Jabesh Scripture - 1 Samuel 11:5
And, behold, Saul came after the herd out of the field; and
Saul said, What [aileth] the people that they weep? And they
told him the tidings of the men of Jabesh.
Jabesh Scripture - 2 Kings 15:14
For Menahem the son of Gadi went up from Tirzah, and came to
Samaria, and smote Shallum the son of Jabesh in Samaria, and
slew him, and reigned in his stead.
Jabesh-Gilead in Naves Topical Bible
-A city east of the Jordan River
-Beseiged by the Ammonites
-Saul and his sons buried at
1Sa 31:11-13; 1Ch 10:11,12; 2Sa 2:4
-Bones of Saul and his sons removed from, by David, and buried
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