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Shamir (son of Micah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shamir, Son of Micah
Shamir, Son of Micah (שָׁמִיר‎, shamir). A Kohathite and a descendant of Levi through Micah (1 Chr 24:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shamir (Person)
SHAMIR (PERSON) [Heb Q šāmı̂r (שָׁמִיר)]. The son of Micah in the levitical genealogy in 1 Chr 24:20–31. Shamir’s descent was traced to Levi through his grandfather, Uzziel, son of Kohath, son of Levi. The mention of Shamir in 24:24 is one of several additions to the genealogy in 23:6–23. Due to the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shamir
Shamir shāʹmər [Heb. Q šāmîr, K šāmûr] (1 Ch. 24:24). A Levite, son of Micah.See IP, p. 231.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shamir
Shamir (shay´muhr; Heb., “thorn”).1 A Levite, the son of Micah (1 Chron. 24:24).2 The hometown of Tola, one of the judges about whom little is reported (Judg. 10:1–2).3 A hill-country village assigned to the territory of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:48), probably modern el-Bireh, about twelve miles
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shamir
SHAMIR1. One of the cities of Judah in the hill country, possibly identified with Khirbet Somerah (Josh 15:48), c 13 miles WSW of Hebron.2. A place in the hill country of Ephraim, the birthplace of Tola, a judge (Jdg 10:1–2), unidentified.3. A Kohathite Levite in David’s time (1 Chr 24:24).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shamir
Shamir (Heb. šāmɩ̂r) (PERSON)A Kohathite Levite, the son of Micah (4; 1 Chr. 24:24; cf. 23:12, 20).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shamir (Person)
SHAMIR [shāˊmər] (Heb. šāmîr “thorn bush”) (PERSON). A Kohathite Levite (1 Chr. 24:24; cf. 23:12, 20).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shamir
Sha´mir (a point or thorn).1. A town in the mountain district of Judah. Josh. 15:48 only. It probably lay some eight or ten miles south of Hebron.2. A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial-place of Tola the judge. Judges 10:1, 2. Perhaps Samur, half-way between Samaria and Jenin.3. A Kohathite,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shamir
SHA´MIR (shaʹmir; “a flint, thorn”).1. A town in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:48). It is to be sought in the ruin Sōmerah, thirteen miles SW of Hebron, or at nearby El-Birch.2. A town upon the mountains of Ephraim, the residence and burial place of judge Tola (Judg. 10:1–2). Its situation is still
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Shamir
Shamira sharp thorn. (1.) One of the sons of Michah (1 Chr. 24:24).(2.) A town among the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:48); probably Somerah, 2 1/2 miles north-west of Debir.(3.) The residence of Tola, one of the judges, on Mount Ephraim (Judg. 10:1, 2).
See also
Relatives
Micah Father
Jeiel Cousin
Uzziel Grandfather
Mishael Uncle
Elizaphan Uncle
Zechariah Cousin
Isshiah Uncle
Sithri Uncle