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Shammua (son of David)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shammua, Son of David
Shammua, Son of David (שִׁמְעָא‎, shim'a'; שַׁמּוּעַ‎, shammua'). Also called “Shimea.” A son of David and Bathsheba (2 Sam 5:14; 1 Chr 3:5; 14:4).
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
Shimea (Person)
SHIMEA (PERSON) [Heb šimʿāʾ (שִׁמְעָא)]. Var. SHIMEAH. 1. Older brother of David, third son of Jesse (1 Chr 2:13). He is called SHAMMAH in 1 Sam 16:9, where he was rejected (along with his other brothers) as God’s choice for Israel’s king in favor of David, and 1 Sam 17:13, where he was present at
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.
Shimea
Shimea. 1. Alternate name for Shammah, Jesse’s third son, in 1 Chronicles 2:13 and 20:7.See Shammah #2.2. David’s son borne to him by Bathsheba during his reign in Jerusalem (1 Chr 3:5). He is called Shammua in 2 Samuel 5:14 (kjv Shammuah) and 1 Chronicles 14:4.3. Uzzah’s son, the father of Haggiah
Shimma
Shimma. kjv spelling of Shimea, an alternate name for Shammah, Jesse’s son, in 1 Chronicles 2:13.See Shammah #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shammua
2. One of the sons of David who were born in Jerusalem (2 S. 5:14; 1 Ch. 14:4); called “Shimea” in 1 Ch. 3:5.
Shimea
Shimea shimʹē-ə [Heb. šimʿāʾ—‘he has heard’; see IP, p. 185]; AV also SHIMMA (1 Ch. 2:13).
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
Shimea
SHIMEA1. Alternate name for Shammah, Jesse’s third son, in 1 Chronicles 2:13 and 20:7. See Shammah #2.2. David’s son borne to him by Bathsheba during his reign in Jerusalem (1 Chr 3:5). He is called Shammua in 2 Samuel 5:14 and 1 Chronicles 14:4.3. Uzzah’s son, the father of Haggiah and a descendant
Shimma
SHIMMA* kjv spelling of Shimea, an alternate name for Shammah, Jesse’s son, in 1 Chronicles 2:13. See Shammah #2.
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
Shimea
Shimea (shim´ee-uh; Heb., “the Lord has heard”).1 The third son of Jesse and, thus, a brother of David (1 Chron. 2:13); he appears to be called Shammah in 1 Sam. 16:9. See also Shammah.2 One of David’s sons born in Jerusalem (1 Chron. 3:5). He is called Shammua in 14:4.3 A Levite from the house of
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
Shimea
SHIMEA1. Son of David and Bathsheba (1 Chr 3:5), called Shammua in 2 Sam 5:14 and 1 Chr 14:4.2. A Levite, descendant of Merari, son of Uzza, father of Haggiah (1 Chr 6:30).3. A Levite, descendant of Gershon, son of Michael, father of Berachiah, grandfather of Asaph, famous musician of David’s time
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.
Shimea
Shimea (Heb. šimʿāʾ) (also SHAMMAH, SHAMMUA, SHIMEAH, SHIMEI)1. The third son of Jesse; a brother of David (1 Chr. 2:13) and father of Jonathan (4)/Jonadab (1), who killed a Philistine giant (20:7). Shimea is also known as Shammah (2; 1 Sam. 16:9; 17:13), Shimeah (1; 2 Sam. 13:3, 32), and Shimei (3;
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).
Shimea
SHIMEA The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. Also Shimeah, the older brother of David, and the third son of Jesse (1 Chr 2:13). Called Shammah in 1 Sam 16:9, he was present at the fight between David and Goliath (1 Sam 17:13). His son Jonadab later gave advice to Amnon on the seduction of Tamar
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.
Shimea
Shim´ea (fame).1. Son of David by Bath-sheba. 1 Chron. 3:5. (b.c. 1045.)2. A Merarite Levite. 1 Chron. 6:30 (15).3. A Gershonite Levite, ancestor of Asaph the minstrel. 1 Chron. 6:39 (24). (b.c. before 1200.)4. The brother of David, 1 Chron. 20:7, elsewhere called Shammah, Shimma, and Shimeah.
Shimma
Shim´ma, the third son of Jesse, and brother of David. 1 Chron. 2:13. Same as Shimeah.
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,”
Shimea
SHIM´EA (shimʹi-a; “report, rumor, fame”).1. Son of David by Bathsheba (1 Chron. 3:5; Shammua, NIV), called in 2 Sam. 5:14; 1 Chron. 14:4, Shammua (which see).2. A Merarite Levite, son of Uzzah and father of Haggiah (1 Chron. 6:30), before 987 b.c.3. A Gershonite Levite, ancestor of Asaph the singer
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