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    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), who usurped the throne of Israel on the death of Zachariah.

    Jabesh in Hitchcock's Bible Names dryness; confusion; shame

    Jabesh in Smiths Bible Dictionary (dry). 1. Father of Shallum, the fifteenth king of Israel. 2Ki 15:10,13,14 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 Jud 21:8-15 -Beseiged by the Ammonites 1Sa 11:1-11 -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 at Zelah 2Sa 21:12-14