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Shema (descendant of Caleb)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shema, Son of Hebron
Shema, Son of Hebron (שְׁמַע‎, shema'). A descendant of Caleb and father of Raham (1 Chr 2:43–44).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shema (Person)
SHEMA (PERSON) [Heb šĕmaʿ (שְׁמַע)]. Four individuals in the Hebrew Bible bear this name.1. One of the many descendants of Judah referred to in the Chronicler’s genealogical lists (1 Chr 2:43–44). More precisely, Shema appears within the Calebite line as the son of Hebron and the father of Raham.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shema (Person)
Shema (Person). 1. Judahite, Hebron’s son and a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 2:43, 44).2. Reubenite, and Joel’s son (1 Chr 5:8). He is perhaps identifiable with Shemaiah or Shimei in verse 4.3. Benjamite, and head of a family in Aijalon, who helped defeat the inhabitants of Gath (1 Chr 8:13; alternately
Shimhi
Shimhi. kjv form of Shimei, an alternate name for Shema, in 1 Chronicles 8:21.See Shema (Person) #3.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shema
1. A Judahite, descendant of Caleb; a son of Hebron and father of Raham (1 Ch. 2:43f); possibly the name of a settlement near Hebron.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shema (Person)
SHEMA (Person)1. Judahite, Hebron’s son and a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 2:43–44).2. Reubenite and Joel’s son (1 Chr 5:8). He is perhaps identifiable with Shemaiah or Shimei in 1 Chronicles 5:4.3. Benjaminite and head of a family in Aijalon, who helped defeat the inhabitants of Gath (1 Chr 8:13).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shema
Shema (shee´muh).1 One of the four sons of Hebron, who was of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:43–44).2 A town in the southern part of Judah (Josh. 15:26). It is probably to be associated with 1 and located in the area of Hebron.3 The son of Joel of the tribe of Reuben (1 Chron. 5:8). He may be the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shema
SHEMA1. A city of Judah in the extreme S near the border of Edom (Josh 15:26). The site is unknown; it may be the same as Sheba, listed in Josh 19:2 as a Simeonite city within the borders of Judah.2. One of the sons of Hebron, son of Caleb, of the tribe of Judah. He was father of Raham (1 Chr 2:43–44).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shema (Person)
Shema (Heb. šĕmaʿ) (PERSON) (also SHIMEI)1. A son of Hebron of the tribe of Judah, possibly a place name (1 Chr. 2:43–44).2. The son of Joel of the tribe of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:8). He may be the same as Shemaiah or Shimei (1 Chr. 5:4).3. A son of Elpaal of the tribe of Benjamin. He was an inhabitant
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shema
SHEMA1. A descendant of Judah (1 Chr 2:43–44).2. A descendant of Reuben (1 Chr 5:8).3. A city in southern Judah, near its border with Edom (Josh 15:21, 26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shema
She´ma1. A Reubenite, ancestor of Bela. 1 Chron. 5:8. (b.c. before 1090.)2. Son of Elpaal. 1 Chron. 8:13. Probably the same as Shimhi. (b.c. after 1450.)3. One of those who stood at Ezra’s right hand when he read the law to the people. Neh. 8:4. (b.c. 458.)4. Josh. 15:26. [Sheba.]
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shema
SHE´MA (sheʹma; “report, rumor, fame”).1. The last-named son of Hebron and father of Raham, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:43–44).2. The son of Joel and father of Azaz, of the tribe of Reuben (1 Chron. 5:8). He is probably the same as Shemaiah of v. 4.3. One of the sons of the Benjamite Elpaal,
See also
Relatives
Hebron Father
Korah Brother
Rekem Brother
Tahath Brother
Raham Son
Mesha Grandfather
Shammai Nephew
Ziph Uncle
Jorkeam Grandson