Numerous men have this name in the OT, of whom the best known are
the king of Judah (609 BCE), son of Josiah (Jer. 22: 11); his father was killed by Necho king of Egypt, who within three months deported Shallum (called Jehoahaz) to Egypt (2 Kgs. 23: 30–34);
the husband of the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs. 22: 14).