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Shammah (descendant of Asher)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shammah
Shamma (שַׁמָּא‎, shamma'). One of the eleven sons of Zophah, in the line of Asher (1 Chr 7:37).
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
Shamma (Person)
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)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shamma
Shamma (sham´uh), the name of a family group belonging to the tribe of Asher (1 Chron. 7:37).
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
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
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
Shamma
Shamma [shămˊə] (Heb. šammā˒). A son of Zopha of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:37).
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
Shamma
Sham´ma (astonishment), one of the sons of Zophar, an Asherite. 1 Chron. 7:37.
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.
See also
Relatives
Zophah Father
Shual Brother
Bezer Brother
Harnepher Brother
Beri Brother
Shilshah Brother
Beera Brother
Hod Brother
Imrah Brother
Suah Brother
Imna Uncle
Helem Grandfather
Shelesh Uncle
Amal Uncle