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SHAMMAH (PERSON) [Heb šammâ (שַׁמָּה); šammāʾ (שַׁמָּא)]. Var. SHIMEA; SHIMEAH; SHIMEI; SHAMMOTH? 1. The third son of Reuel and the grandson of Esau (Gen 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37). According to Gen 36:17, he was one of the Edomite “tribal chiefs” (Heb ʾallûpı̂m), and as such the name probably represents
SHAMMOTH (PERSON) [Heb šammôt (שַׁמֹּות)]. According to MT 1 Chr 11:27 Shammoth the Harorite is one of David’s mighty men. In the parallel at 2 Sam 23:25 he is called Shammah the Harodite. Greek ms B for 1 Chr 11:27 reads samaoth ho hadi, reflecting MT for the personal name but perhaps indicating an
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shammah. 1. One of Reuel’s four sons, the grandson of Esau and a chief in the land of Edom (Gn 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37).2. Third-born of Jesse’s eight sons, the brother of David and the father of Jonathan and Jonadab (1 Sm 16:9; 17:13). Shammah is alternately called Shimea in 1 Chronicles 2:13 (kjv Shimma)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
SHAMHUTH. The officer serving David as captain of the fifth national guard unit for the fifth month (1 Chr 27:8).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Sham´huth (desolation), the fifth captain for the fifth month in David’s arrangement of his army. 1 Chron. 27:8. (b.c. 1020.)
Sham´mah (astonishment).1. The son of Reuel the son of Esau. Gen. 36:13, 17; 1 Chron. 1:37. (b.c. about 1700.)2. The third son of Jesse, and brother of David. 1 Sam. 16:9; 17:13. Called also Shimea, Shimeah, and Shimma. (b.c. 1068.)3. One of the three greatest of David’s mighty men. 2 Sam. 23:11–17.