jeroboam
noun Etymology: Jeroboam I died ab912 B.C. king of the northern kingdom of Israel Date: 1889 an oversize wine bottle holding about three liters

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  • JEROBOAM — (Heb. יָרָבְעָם), first king of post Solomonic Israel; son of Nebat and Zeruah, from the town of Zeredah in Ephraim (I Kings 11:26). Jeroboam reigned for 22 years (14:20), approximately from 928 to 907 B.C.E. Two explanations have been offered… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jeroboam — • Name of two Israelitish kings Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jeroboam     Jeroboam     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • jéroboam — [ ʒerɔbɔam ] n. m. • 1897; en angl. 1816; nom d un roi d Israël qui, selon la Bible, conduisit son royaume au péché ♦ Grosse bouteille de champagne d une contenance de quatre bouteilles normales (env. 3 l). Des jéroboams. Grosse bouteille de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jeroboam — Jéroboam Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rois : Jéroboam Ier, roi biblique (931 909 av. J. C.) (voir Ancien Testament : 1er, 2e livre des Rois ; 1er livre des Chroniques) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jeroboam — 1816, large wine bottle, from Jeroboam, a mighty man of valour (I Kings xi:28) who made Israel to sin (xiv:16), from Hebrew Yarobh am, lit. let the people increase …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jeroboam — [jer΄ə bō′əm] n. [Heb yārobhʼ ām, lit., prob., the people increases] 1. Bible the first king of Israel: 1 Kings 11:26 14:20 2. [usually j ] Winemaking a wine bottle, esp. one for champagne, holding about 3 liters, or about twice as much as a… …   English World dictionary

  • Jeroboam — For other uses, see Wine bottle and Jeroboam II. Jeroboam; Hebrew: ירבעם King of Israel Illustration of Jeroboam setting up two golden calves, Bible Historiale, 1372 …   Wikipedia

  • Jéroboam — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rois : Jéroboam Ier, roi biblique (931 909 av. J. C.) (voir Ancien Testament : 1er, 2e livre des Rois ; 1er livre des Chroniques), premier… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jeroboam —    Increase of the people.    1) The son of Nebat (1 Kings 11:26 39), an Ephrathite, the first king of the ten tribes, over whom he reigned twenty two years (B.C. 976 945). He was the son of a widow of Zereda, and while still young was promoted… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jeroboam — (Yārob´ām) ► Nombre de varios reyes de Israel. ► Jeroboam I (s. X a C) Rey de Israel. Se rebeló contra Salomón, de quien era ministro, y tuvo que huir a Egipto. (V. israelita.) ► Jeroboam II Rey de Israel en 793 753 a C. Durante su reinado… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jeroboam — 1) The first king of Israel after it had broken from Judah under Rehoboam; he reigned from 922 to 901 BCE. Jeroboam instituted religious change in order to consolidate his position in the north; the sanctuaries at Bethel and Dan were established… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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