Celebrity • Notoriety
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Fame [Heb. šēm] (Dt. 26:19; 1 K. 4:31; 1 Ch. 14:17; 22:5; 2 Ch. 26:8, 15; Ps. 72:17); AV also NAME; NEB also RENOWNED, NAME; [šēmaʿ] (Nu. 14:15; 1 K. 10:1; 2 Ch. 9:1); NEB also TALES, “heard of me” (Isa. 66:19); [šōmaʿ] (Josh. 6:27; Est. 9:4); [zēḵer] (Ps. 145:7); AV MEMORY; NEB STORY; [Gk.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FAME<fam> ([שֵׁם‎, shem], [שֵׁמַע‎, shema`]; [ἀκοή, akoe], [φήμη, pheme]): “Fame” has the twofold meaning,1. of report or rumor,2. of renown or reputation (in the Old Testament it is not always easy to distinguish the two senses).“Fame,” shema`, “fame,” “rumor,” “reports” (Nu 14:15;
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Celebrant.—One who celebrates; the priest who actually offers Mass, as distinctive from his assistants at the altar.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
FAME.—This term has had three meanings,—rumour, reputation, and posthumous renown. The last is modern; the Elizabethan usage lies between, or may include, the other two. Bacon, who left a Fragment on the subject, and who loved to quote the mythological idea of Fame as the daughter of the angry Earth
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
FAME, fām (שֵׁם‎, shēm, שֵׁמַע‎, shēma‘; ἀκοή, akoḗ, φήμη, phḗmē): “Fame” has the twofold meaning, (1) of report or rumor, (2) of renown or reputation (in the OT it is not always easy to distinguish the two senses). “Fame,” shēma, “fame,” “rumor.” “report” (Nu 14:15; Job 28:22, RV “rumor”) probably