SHAMHUTH (PERSON) [Heb šamhût (שַׁמְהוּת)]. One of twelve commanders supervising monthly courses of 24,000 men, or possibly 24 “units,” rather than “thousands” (Myers Chronicles AB, 183, 53, 98), in the armed service of the king (1 Chr 27:8). Shamhuth was in charge of the course of the fifth month
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
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)
Shamhuthshamʹhuth [Heb. šamhûṯ] (1 Ch. 27:8). Commander of a division of David’s army; called an “Izrahite” (NEB “Zerahite”; cf. v 11). “Shammah of Harod” (2 S. 23:25) and “Shammoth of Harod” (1 Ch. 11:27) may well be the same person as Shamhuth. SeeShammah 4.
Shammothshamʹoth [Heb. šammôṯ] (1 Ch. 11:27). One of David’s mighty men known as “the thirty.” According to the MT he was a “Harorite” (haharôrî; cf. AV, RSV mg); the RSV has emended the text to read “of Harod” (NEB “from Harod”) in order to harmonize this passage with 2 S. 23:25, where the same
Shammah (sham´uh).1 The son of Reuel, who was the son of Esau and Basemath. Along with his brothers Nahath, Zerah, and Mizzah, Shammah was a chief of the tribe of Reuel in the land of Edom (Gen. 36:13, 17; cf. also Isaac’s genealogy in 1 Chron. 1:37). See alsoBasemath; Esau.2 The third of Jesse’s
SHAMMAH1. Son of Reuel, who was a son of Esau and Basemath, daughter of Ishmael (Gen 36:3–4, 13; 1 Chr 1:37). He became an Edomite chief (Gen 36:17).2. Third son of Jesse, father of David (1 Sam 16:9). He was in Saul’s army fighting the Philistines when David visited the camp and killed Goliath (1
SHAMMAH. 1. A tribal chieftain (Heb. ’allûp̱) of Edom, descended from Esau (Gn. 36:17). 2. A brother of King David, and son of Jesse (1 Sa. 16:9). Variant forms of the name are Shammua, Shimea, Shimeah, Shimeam and Shimei. 3. One of the outstanding three of David’s warriors (2 Sa. 23:11), described
SHAMMAH The name of several men in the Old Testament.1. The third son of Reuel and the grandson of Esau (Gen 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37).2. Also called Shimea, the third son of Jesse and the older brother of David (1 Sam 16:9; 1 Chr 2:13; 20:7).3. The son of Agee the Hararite, and one of David’s famed
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.