Definitions for jeroboamˌdʒɛr əˈboʊ əm
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Jer•o•bo•amˌdʒɛr əˈboʊ əm(n.)
the first king of the Biblical kingdom of the Hebrews in N Palestine.
(l.c.) a large wine bottle having a capacity of about four ordinary bottles or 3 liters (3.3 qt.).
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Jeroboam, Jeroboam I(noun)
(Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
a large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon)
A wine bottle having a capacity of 3 litres.
A bottle of champagne or Burgundy wine containing 3 liters of fluid, four times the volume of a standard bottle.
A bottle of Bordeaux wine containing 4.5 liters of fluid, six times the volume of a standard bottle.
first king of the Kingdom of Israel
Jeroboam was the first king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel after the revolt of the ten northern Israelite tribes against Rehoboam that put an end to the United Monarchy. Jeroboam reigned for 22 years. William F. Albright has dated his reign from 922 to 901 BC, while Edwin R. Thiele offers the dates 931 to 910 BC.
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