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Salome (sa-lôme'; Greek and Latin,Sa-lô'me. 1. The wife of Zebedee, and the mother of James the elder and John the Evangelist, and was one of the followers of Christ, Matthew 27:56; Mark 15:40; Mark 16:1, though she seems, like many others, to have at first mistaken the true nature of his kingdom. Matthew 20:21. 2. The name of the daughter of Herodias, who danced before Herod. Matthew 14:6; Mark 6:22. She is not named in the New Testament, but is by Josephus.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Salome'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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