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Numerous men have this name in the OT, of whom the best known are

1. the king of Judah (609 bce), son of Josiah (Jer. 22: 11); his father was killed by Necho king of Egypt, who within three months deported Shallum (called Jehoahaz) to Egypt (2 Kgs. 23: 30–34);

2. the husband of the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs. 22: 14).

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