SHAMMA (PERSON) [Heb šammāʾ (שַׁמָּא)]. One of the eleven sons of Zophah listed in the Asherite genealogy in 1 Chr 7:37. Shamma is descended from Helem (perhaps to be identified with Hotham) and hence falls within the dominant line of the clan. This name does not appear elsewhere in the Hebrew Bible
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
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)
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.