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Shammai (descendant of Caleb)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shammai, Son of Rekem
Shammai, Son of Rekem (שַׁמַּי‎, shammay). A descendant of Caleb, son of Hezron; father of Mahon (or Maon; 1 Chr 2:44–45).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shammai (Person)
SHAMMAI (PERSON) [Heb šammay (שַׁמַּי‎)]. 1. The son of Onam, a descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chr 2:28, 32).2. The son of Rekem, a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 2:44, 45).3. The son of Mered, who married Bithiah, the daughter of Pharaoh (1 Chr 4:17).H. C. Lo
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shammai
Shammai. 1. Onam’s son, brother of Jada and the father of Nadab and Abishur from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:28, 32).2. Rekem’s son and the father of Mahon from Caleb’s house (1 Chr 2:44, 45).3. Mered’s son by Bithiah, Pharaoh’s daughter, and a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 4:17).4. Prominent rabbi whose
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shammai
2. A Calebite of the tribe of Judah; son of Rekem and father of Maon (1 Ch. 2:44f.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shammai
SHAMMAI1. Onam’s son, brother of Jada and the father of Nadab and Abishur from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:28, 32).2. Rekem’s son and the father of Maon from Caleb’s house (1 Chr 2:44–45).3. Mered’s son by Bithiah, Pharaoh’s daughter, and a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 4:17–18).4. Prominent rabbi whose
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shammai
Shammai (sham´i), the name of three men, all of whom were from Judea.1 The son of Onam (1 Chron. 2:28, 32).2 The son of Rekem (1 Chron. 2:44–45).3 The son of Mered and the Egyptian woman Bithiah (1 Chron. 4:17).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shammai
SHAMMAI1. The elder son of Onam, a Jerahmeelite of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 2:28).2. Son of Rekem and father of Maon, a Calebite of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 2:44–45.3. Son of Ezra, a descendant of Caleb, son of Jephunneh, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 4:17).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shammai
Shammai (Heb. šammay)1. A Judahite, a son of Onam and father of Nadab and Abishur (1 Chr. 2:28).2. A Judahite, son of Rekem and father of Maon (1 Chr. 2:44–45).3. A son of the Judahite Mered and Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh (1 Chr. 4:17).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shamma-i
Sham´ma-i (desolate).1. The son of Onam. 1 Chron. 2:28, 32.2. Son of Rekem. 1 Chron. 2:44, 45.3. One of the descendants of Judah. 1 Chron. 4:17.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shammai
SHAM´MAI (shamʹî).1. The elder son of Onam, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:28), about 1350 b.c.2. The son of Rekem, and father of Maon, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:44–45), after 1370 b.c.3. Named, apparently, as the sixth child of Ezrah, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 4:17), after 1190
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Shammai
ShammaiShammai (shamʹī). 1 The son of Onam (1 Chron. 2:28, 32). 2 The son of Rekem (1 Chron. 2:44, 45). 3 The son of Mered and the Egyptian woman Bithiah (1 Chron. 4:17). All three were Judeans.
See also
Relatives
Rekem Father
Maonite Son
Hebron Grandfather
Korah Uncle
Shema Uncle
Tahath Uncle
Raham Cousin