Hebrew: שָׁ֫לַח —meaning: petition
also known as: Shelach, Sala, Salah
This was the name of 2 biblical men and appears 9 times in Scripture. The first occurance is in Genesis 10:24.
Shelah, a son of Arphaxad
(1 Chronicles 1:18)
He was the 2nd post-Flood patriarch after Shem. His son Eber (Heber) was born when Shelah was 30 years old.
Shelah, the 3rd son of Judah
Selah’s grandfather is Jacob (aka Israel).
His mother is Shuah, a Canaanite. He was born at Chezib (Genesis 38:2, 5, 11, 14).
Article Version: July 11, 2021