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Shama
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shama, Son of Hotham
Shama, Son of Hotham (שָׁמָע‎, shama'). One of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shama (Person)
SHAMA (PERSON) [Heb šāmāʿ (שָׁמָע)]. A son of Hotham the Aroerite and one of the Reubenites associated with King David’s chief military men (1 Chr 11:44). The name means “(YHWH) has heard” or “May (YHWH) hear.” The Chronicler’s expansion (1 Chr 11:41b–47) of the parallel lists of David’s military
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shama
Shama. One of the mighty men of David’s army, son of Hotham the Aroerite and the brother of Jeiel (1 Chr 11:44).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shama
Shama shaʹma [Heb. šāmāʿ—‘(God) has heard (a prayer)’]. Son of Hotham the Aroerite (1 Ch. 11:44). He and his brother Jeiel were among David’s “mighty men.”See IP, pp. 184f.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shama
SHAMA One of the mighty men of David’s army, son of Hotham the Aroerite and the brother of Jeiel (1 Chr 11:44).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shama
Shama (shay´muh), the son of Hotham, and one of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 11:44).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shama
Shama (Heb. šāmāʿ)A son of Hotham the Aroerite; one of David’s Mighty Men (1 Chr. 11:44).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shama
Shama [shāˊmə] (Heb. šāmā˓ “[God] hears”). A son of Hotham the Aroerite, and one of David’s “mighty men” (1 Chr. 11:44).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shama
SHA´MA (shaʹma; “He,” i.e., God, “has heard”). The eldest son of Hothan, and, with his brother Jeiel, a member of David’s guard (1 Chron. 11:44), about 1000 b.c.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Shama
ShamaShama (shayʹmuh), the son of Hotham, and one of David’s mighty men (1 Chron. 11:44).
See also
Relatives
Hotham Father
Jeiel Brother
Roles