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Shammua (father of Obadiah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shammua, Father of Obadiah
Shammua, Father of Obadiah (שְׁמַעְיָה‎, shema'yah; שַׁמּוּעַ‎, shammua'). Also called “Shemaiah.” The father of Obadiah and son of Galal (1 Chr 9:16; Neh 11:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shammua (Person)
SHAMMUA (PERSON) [Heb šammûaʿ (שַׁמּוּעַ)]. Var. SHIMEA. 1. One of the twelve spies—one from each tribe—sent out by Moses to survey the land of Canaan (Num 13:4). He was the Reubenite representative chosen, the son of Zaccur.2. A son of David born in Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:14; 1 Chr 14:4). According to
Shemaiah (Person)
SHEMAIAH (PERSON) [Heb šĕmaʿyâ (שְׁמַעְיָה‎); šĕmaʿyāhû (שְׁמַעְיָהוּ)]. Shemaiah is a theophoric personal name commonly rendered “Yahweh has heard” (TPNAH, 90; IPN 184–86). Dahood (1978:92) translates, “Hear, O Ya,” comparing the Ugaritic personal name šmʿy (“Hear, O Ya,” UT, no. 1128:33) and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shammua
Shammua. 1. Reubenite, Zaccur’s son and one of the 12 spies sent by Moses to search out the land of Canaan (Nm 13:4).2. Alternate name for Shimea, David’s son, in 2 Samuel 5:14 and 1 Chronicles 14:4.See Shimea #2.3. Alternate name for Shemaiah, Galal’s son, in Nehemiah 11:17.See Shemaiah #6.4. Head
Shammuah
Shammuah. kjv spelling of Shammua, an alternate name for Shimea, David’s son, in 2 Samuel 5:14.See Shimea #2.
Shemaiah
Shemaiah. 1. Prophet during the reign of Rehoboam, king of Judah (930–913 bc). He warned the king not to go to war against Jeroboam and the 10 northern tribes of Israel (1 Kgs 12:22; 2 Chr 11:2). Five years later he spoke words of comfort to a repentant Rehoboam and people of Judah (2 Chr 12:5–7). Shemaiah
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shammua
3. A Levite; son of Galal and father of Abda (Neh. 11:17); called “Shemaiah” in 1 Ch. 9:16.
Shemaiah
16. Son of Galal and descendant of Jeduthun (1 Ch. 9:16). His son Obadiah (called “Abda the son of Shammua” in Neh. 11:17) was among the Levites who lived in Jerusalem after the Exile.
Shemaiah
Shemaiah shə-māʹyə, shə-mīʹə [Heb. šemaʿyâ, šemaʿyāhû—‘Yahweh has heard’]. A name borne primarily by Levites, priests, and prophets.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shammua
SHAMMUA1. Reubenite, Zaccur’s son and one of the 12 spies sent by Moses to search out the land of Canaan (Nm 13:4).2. Alternate name for Shimea, David’s son, in 2 Samuel 5:14 and 1 Chronicles 14:4. See Shimea #2.3. Alternate name for Shemaiah, Galal’s son, in Nehemiah 11:17. See Shemaiah #6.4. Head
Shemaiah
SHEMAIAH1. Prophet during the reign of Rehoboam, king of Judah (930–913 bc). He warned the king not to go to war against Jeroboam and the ten northern tribes of Israel (1 Kgs 12:22–24; 2 Chr 11:2–4). Five years later he spoke words of comfort to a repentant Rehoboam and people of Judah (2 Chr 12:5–7).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shammua
Shammua (sha-myoo´uh; Heb., “heard”).1 The son of Zaccur; he was one of the twelve spies, a representative of the tribe of Reuben, sent by Moses into Canaan (Num. 13:4).2 One of David’s sons born in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 5:14; 1 Chron. 14:4); he is also called Shimea (1 Chron. 3:5). See also Shimea.3
Shemaiah
Shemaiah (shi-may´yuh; Heb., “the Lord has heard”).1 A late tenth-century bce prophet who warned King Rehoboam of Judah against fighting Israel (1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chron. 11:2). Later, he called Rehoboam and his princes to repent before Pharaoh Shishak invaded Judah from Egypt, an invasion that he claimed
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shammua, Shammuah
SHAMMUA, SHAMMUAH1. Son of Zaccur, of the tribe of Reuben; one of the 12 scouts sent by Moses from the wilderness of Paran to “spy out the land of Canaan” (Num 13:4). He concurred in the majority report of certain failure if entrance should be attempted.2. First son born to David after he moved to
Shemaiah
SHEMAIAH. The name of several priests, Levites, and prophets.1. A prophet who told Rehoboam he was not to take the soldiers of Judah to war against Jeroboam, for God had said, “Ye shall not go up, nor fight against your brethren the children of Israel: return every man to his house; for this thing is
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shammua
Shammua (Heb. šammûaʿ) (also SHEMAIAH, SHIMEA)1. The son of Zaccur; the Reubenite chosen to spy out Canaan (Num. 13:4).2. One of the sons born to David at Jerusalem (2 Sam. 5:14). At 1 Chr. 3:5 he is called Shimea (1).3. The father of Abda, a postexilic Levite (Neh. 11:17). In the account at 1 Chr.
Shemaiah
Shemaiah (Heb. šĕmaʿyâ, šĕmaʿyāhû) (also SHAMMUA)1. A Judean prophet at the time of the division of the monarchy following the death of Solomon. Shemaiah was sent by Yahweh to admonish Rehoboam, king of Judah, to return to Jerusalem and not wage war against Jeroboam (1 Kgs. 12:21–22; 2 Chr. 11:2–4).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shemaiah
Shemaiah [shə māˊyə] (Heb. šema˓yâ, šema˓yāhû “Yahweh has heard”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shammua
SHAMMUA1. One of the twelve spies sent by Moses to reconnoiter the land of Canaan (Num 13:4). Shammua was a member of the tribe of Reuben.2. One of the sons of David who was born in Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:14; 1 Chr 14:4).3. A Levite who lived in postexilic Jerusalem (Neh 11:17).
Shemaiah
SHEMAIAH (Hebrew, “the Lord has heard”) The name of two prophets in the Old Testament.1. A prophet who warned Rehoboam not to use strength of arms to reunite the northern and southern tribes after the death of Solomon (1 Kgs 12:22–24; 2 Chr 11:2–4). He also interpreted the raid of Pharaoh Shishak against
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shammua
Shammu´a (renowned).1. The Reubenite spy, son of Zaccur. Num. 13:4. (b.c. 1490.)2. Son of David, by his wife Bathsheba. 1 Chron. 14:4. (b.c. 1045.)3. A Levite, the father of Abda. Neh. 11:17. The same as Shemaiah, 6.4. The representative of the priestly family of Bilgah or Bilgai, in the days of
Shammuah
Shammu´ah, son of David, 2 Sam. 5:14; elsewhere called Shammua and Shimea.
Shemaiah
Shemai´ah (heard by Jehovah).1. A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam. 1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chron. 11:2. (b.c. 972.) He wrote a chronicle containing the events of Rehoboam’s reign. 2 Chron. 12:5, 15.2. The son of Shechaniah, among the descendants of Zerubbabel. 1 Chron. 3:22; Neh. 3:29.3. A prince of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shammua
SHAMMU´A (sha-mūʹa; “renowned, heard-about”).1. The son of Zaccur, and the man who represented the tribe of Reuben among the twelve spies (Num. 13:4), c. 1440 b.c.2. One of the sons of David (by his wife Bathsheba, cf. 1 Chron. 3:5, where he is called Shimea), born in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 5:14, “Shammuah,”
Shemaiah
SHEMA´IAH (she-maʹya; “Jehovah has heard”).1. A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam. When the king had assembled 180,000 men of Benjamin and Judah to reconquer the Northern Kingdom after its revolt, Shemaiah was commissioned to charge them to return to their homes and not to war against their brethren
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Shemaiah Uncle
Uzziel Uncle
Jeduthun Grandfather
Shemaiah Cousin
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Gedaliah Uncle
Nethanel Cousin
Shimei Uncle
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Joah Cousin
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Izri Uncle
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