Salmon (biblical figure)
His name can be pronounced Salmon or Salmah.
He is the son of Nahshon, and married Rahab, possibly she of Jericho, by whom he had Boaz. Thus, according to the Biblical genealogies, Salmon is the patrilineal great-great-grandfather of David. Salmon is mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:10-11, Ruth 4:20,21, Matthew 1:4-5, and Luke 3:32.
- Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible 1832