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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature


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Salome, 1

Salo´me, a woman of Galilee, who accompanied Jesus in some of His journeys, and ministered unto Him; and was one of those who witnessed His crucifixion and resurrection (; ). It is gathered by comparing these texts with , that she was the wife of Zebedee, and mother of the apostles James and John.

Salome, 2

Salo´me was also the name (though not given in Scripture) of that daughter of Herodias, whose dancing before her uncle and father-in-law, Herod Antipas, was instrumental in procuring the decapitation of John the Baptist [HERODIAN FAMILY; JOHN THE BAPTIST].





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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Salome'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature".

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