Jeho'vah-sha'lom (Hebrew Yehovah' Shalom', יהוָֹה שָׁלוֹם, Jehovah gives peace, i.e. prosperity; Sept. Εἰρήνη κυρίου, Vulgate Domini pax), the appellation given by Gideon to an altar erected by him on the spot where the divine angel appeared to him and wrought the miracles which confirmed his mission; in commemoration of the success thus betokened to him ("Peace be unto thee"); stated to have been extant at a late day in Ophrah (Jg 6:24). (See Critici Sacri, 2, 949; Balthasar, De Altari Gideonis, Gryph. 1746.) SEE GIDEON.

Bible concordance for JEHOVAH-SHALOM.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

Topical Outlines Nave's Bible Topics International Standard Bible Encyclopedia Online King James Bible King James Dictionary

Verse reference tagging and popups powered by VerseClick™.