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Jehovah-Shalom

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(Hebrew Yehovah' Shalom', יְהוָֹה שָׁלוֹם, Jehovah gives peace, i.e. prosperity; Sept. Εἰρήνη κυρίου, Vulgate Domini pax), the appellation given by Gideon to an altar erected by him on the spot where the divine angel appeared to him and wrought the miracles which confirmed his mission; in commemoration of the success thus betokened to him ("Peace be unto thee"); stated to have been extant at a late day in Ophrah (Judges 6:24). (See Critici Sacri, 2, 949; Balthasar, De Altari Gideonis, Gryph. 1746.) (See GIDEON).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Jehovah-Shalom'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/j/jehovah-shalom.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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