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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Semachiah, Son of Shemaiah
Semachiah, Son of Shemaiah (סְמַכְיָהוּ‎, semakhyahu). The sixth son of Shemaiah, listed among the Korahite gatekeepers at the temple (1 Chr 26:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Semachiah (Person)
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,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Semachiah. Korathite Levite, Shemaiah’s son and a gatekeeper in the temple (1 Chr 26:7).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Semachiah sem-ə-kīʹə [Heb. semaḵyāhû—‘Yahweh has sustained’]. Head of a Korahite family of gatekeepers (1 Ch. 26:7).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Semachiah, Semakiah
SEMACHIAH*, SEMAKIAH Korahite Levite, Shemaiah’s son and a gatekeeper in the temple (1 Chr 26:7).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
SEMACHIAH. The son of Shemaiah, a Korahite (NASB), he was a gatekeeper of the tabernacle in the days of David (1 Chr 26:1, 7).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Semachiah (Heb. sĕmaḵyāhû)A levitical gatekeeper, son of Shemaiah and descendant of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 26:7).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Semachiah [sĕmˊə kīˊə] (Heb. semaḵyāhû “Yahweh has sustained”). One of the Levite gatekeepers who were descendants of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 26:7).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Semachi´ah (Jehovah sustains him), one of the sons of Shemaiah, 9. 1 Chron. 26:7.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
SEMACHI´AH (sem-a-kīʹa; “Jehovah his sustained”), Semaki´ah (NIV). The last named of the six sons of Shemaiah, the son of Obed-edom (1 Chron. 26:7).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
SEMACHIAH [sem uh KIGH uh] (the Lord sustains) — a gatekeeper of the tabernacle in the days of David (1 Chr. 26:7).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SEMACHIAH<sem-a-ki’-a> ([סְמַכְיָהוּ‎, cemakhyahu], “Yah has sustained”): A Korahite family of gatekeepers (1 Chronicles 26:7). Perhaps the same name should be substituted for “Ismachiah” in 2 Chronicles 31:13 (see HPN, 291, 295).
See also
Shemaiah Father
Elihu Brother
Obed Brother
Elzabad Brother
Rephael Brother
Othni Brother
Obededom Grandfather
Issachar Uncle
Nethanel Uncle
Joah Uncle
Jehozabad Uncle
Sachar Uncle
Peullethai Uncle