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Shamhuth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shamhuth
Shamhuth (שַׁמְהוּת‎, shamhuth). An Izrahite who served as a commander of David’s army (1 Chr 27:8).
Shammah of Harod
Shammah of Harod One of David’s elite soldiers (2 Sam 23:25), grouped among the “thirty-seven in all” mentioned in 2 Samuel (2 Sam 23:39).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shamhuth (Person)
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)
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)
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
Shamhuth
Shamhuth. Alternate form of Shammah the Izrahite in 1 Chronicles 27:8.See Shammah #4.
Shammah
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)
Shammoth
Shammoth. Alternate form of Shammah the Harodite in 1 Chronicles 11:27.See Shammah #4.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shamhuth
Shamhuth shamʹhuth [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. See Shammah 4.
Shammoth
Shammoth shamʹoth [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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shamhuth
SHAMHUTH* Alternate form of Shammah the Izrahite in 1 Chronicles 27:8. See Shammah #4.
Shammah
SHAMMAH1. 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 of Jesse’s eight sons, the brother of David (1 Sm 16:9; 17:13) and the father of Jonathan (2 Sm 21:20–21) and Jonadab (2 Sm 13:3 ff.). Shammah is alternately called Shimea in
Shammoth
SHAMMOTH* The plural form of Shammah the Harodite in 2 Samuel 23:25; 1 Chronicles 11:27 (nlt mg). See Shammah #4.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shammah
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 also Basemath; Esau.2 The third of Jesse’s
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shamhuth
SHAMHUTH. The officer serving David as captain of the fifth national guard unit for the fifth month (1 Chr 27:8).
Shammah
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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shammah
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shamhuth
Shamhuth (Heb. šamhûṯ)An Izrahite, commander of the fifth division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:8). He is sometimes identified with Shammah (4; 2 Sam. 23:25)/Shammoth (1 Chr. 11:27) of Harod.
Shammah
Shammah (Heb. šammâ) (also SHIMEA, SHIMEAH, SHIMEI, SHAMMOTH)1. A descendant of Esau, and a chief in Edom (Gen. 36:13, 17; 1 Chr. 1:37).2. The third son of Jesse, an elder brother of David, and the father of Jonadab (1 Sam. 16:9; 17:13). He is also known as Shimeah (1; 2 Sam. 13:3, 32), Shimea (1;
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shamhuth
Shamhuth [shămˊhŭth] (Heb. šamhûṯ). An Izrahite, chief of the fifth division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:8). He is sometimes identified with Shammah/Shammoth of Harod (2 Sam. 23:25; 1 Chr. 11:27).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shammah
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shamhuth
Sham´huth (desolation), the fifth captain for the fifth month in David’s arrangement of his army. 1 Chron. 27:8. (b.c. 1020.)
Shammah
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.
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