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The sixth son of Shemaiah, listed among the Korahite gatekeepers at the temple (1 Chr 26:7).
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SEMACHIAH (PERSON) [Heb sĕmakyāhû (סְמַכְיָהוּ)]. This name, which means “Yahweh has supported,” occurs once in the OT. It also appears in a shortened form, smky, in the Elephantine correspondence (CAP, 49.1). (Compare also AHISAMACH.) Named as the sixth and last son of Shemaiah, firstborn of Obed-edom,
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