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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Salome

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1. One ofthe women who witnessed the crucifixion of the Lord, and brought spices to anoint His body. Mark 15:40 ; Mark 16:1 . By comparing Matthew 27:56 with Mark 15:40 , it appears that Salome was the wife of Zebedee; and if so, she came with her two sons, James and John, when they asked that they might sit on the right hand and on the left of the Lord in His kingdom. Matthew 20:20 ; Mark 10:35 .

2. Though not mentioned by name in scripture, this Salome is therein spoken of as the daughter of Herodias (by her first husband, Herod Philip). She danced before Herod Antipas, and, by the request of her guilty mother, asked the head of John the Baptist. She became wife of her uncle Philip, tetrarch of Trachonitis, and afterwards of Aristobulus the king of Chalcis, Mark 6:22-28 , etc.


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Salome'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/s/salome.html. 1897.

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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