Holman Bible Dictionary
(sshee' sshan) Personal name of uncertain meaning. Member of clan of Jerahmeel from tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:31-35 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Lily; rose; joy; flax
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
SHESHAN . A Jerahmeelite ( 1 Chronicles 2:31 ; 1 Chronicles 2:34-35 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
A chief of Judah, whose family was sustained in the tribe by his daughter's marriage to his Egyptian servant. 1 Chronicles 2:31,34,35 .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Descended from Jerahmeel, Hezron's son, representing a chief family of Judah. Having no male issue, he gave his daughter in marriage to Jarha his Egyptian slave (1 Chronicles 2:31; 1 Chronicles 2:34-35).
- Ahlai's father was Sheshan
. 1 Chronicles 2:34 says Sheshan
had no sons, only daughters. This makes Ahlai either a daughter of Sheshan
or part of a Hebrew text that is incomplete due to copying errors. Some would identify Ahlai with Sheshan
's grandson Attai ( 1 Chronicles 2:35 ). Others think Sheshan
changed his servant's Jarha's name to Ahlai when he made Jarha his son-in-law (1 Chronicles 2:35 )
- Daughterof Sheshan
- Egyptian servant to Sheshan
, who gave him his daughter in marriage
- a descendant of Sheshan
in the line of Jerahmeel
- An Egyptian slave who married the daughter of his master Sheshan
( 1 Chronicles 2:34 f
- the Egyptian servant of Sheshan
, about the time of Eli, to whom his master gave his daughter and heir in marriage; (1 Chronicles 2:34,35 ) (B
- The daughter (?) of Sheshan
( 1 Chronicles 2:31 , cf
- Egyptian slave used by his master Sheshan
to maintain the family line in clan of Jerahmeel and tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:34-35 )
- Grandson of Sheshan
- (ornamental ) daughter of Sheshan
, whom, having no issue, he gave in marriage to his Egyptian slave Jarha
One of David's valiant men (1 Chronicles 11:41 ), the descendant of Ahlai, of the "children of Sheshan
- A descendant of Sheshan
( 1 Chronicles 2:37 ff
- Son of Ephlal, a descendant of Jarha, the Egyptian slave of Sheshan
Grandson of Sheshan
the Jerahmeelite through his daughter Ahlai, whom he gave in marriage to Jarha, his Egyptian slave
- The name of Obed occurs only (Ruth 4:17 ) and in the four genealogies, (Ruth 4:21,22 ; 1 Chronicles 2:12 ; Matthew 1:5 ; Luke 3:32 ) ...
A descendant of Jarha, the Egyptian slave of Sheshan
, in the line of Jerahmeel
married an Egyptian husband, Jarha; of her as being the Israelite parent Zabad is called "the son," i
- (1 Chronicles 2:8 ) ...
Son of Jehu of the family of the Jerahmeelites, and descended from Jarha the Egyptian slave of Sheshan