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Shemariah (descendant of Benjamin)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
One of David’s mighty men. An ambidextrous descendant of Benjamin who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:5).
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SHEMARIAH (PERSON) [Heb šĕmaryāhû (שְׁמַרְיָהוּ); šĕmaryāh]. 1. A Benjaminite who defected to David while he was at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:5). The name listed here is the longer form (šĕmaryāhû), which means “Yahweh has preserved.” Shemariah, along with his companions, is considered an excellent
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shemariah [shĕmˊə rīˊə] (Heb. šemaryâ, šemaryāhû “Yahweh has protected”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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