JABESH (jā'bĕsh, Heb. yavēsh, dry)
Father of Shallum, who murdered Zachariah and reigned over Israel for a month (
JABESH jā’ bĭsh (יָבֵ֔שׁ, dry.) 1. A short form of Jabesh-gilead.
2. The father of King Shallum of Israel, who murdered King Zechariah and usurped the throne (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
A short form of JABESH-GILEAD (which see).