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Shemer (son of Heber)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shemer, Son of Heber
Shomer, Son of Heber (שׁוֹמֵר‎, shomer). A descendant of Asher (1 Chr 7:32). Possibly the same person as Shemer (שֶׁמֶר‎, shemer) mentioned in 1 Chr 7:34; both Shomer (שׁוֹמֵר‎, shomer) and Shemer are mentioned as brothers of Japhlet.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shemer (Person)
SHEMER (PERSON) [Heb šemer (שֶׁמֶר)]. Var. SHOMER. 1. The original owner of the hill upon which Samaria was built and after which the city was named (1 Kgs 16:24). Gray (1 and 2 Kings OTL, 367) suggested that Shemer was the name of a tribe or clan since the hill was quite large and fertile and the name
Shomer (Person)
SHOMER (PERSON) [Heb šômēr (שֹׁומֵר)]. The son of Heber, listed in the Asherite genealogy in 1 Chr 7:32. This figure receives no further mention by the Chronicler, but a related name—Shemer (pausal form šāmer)—appears in 1 Chr 7:34. Because Shemer’s father is not mentioned and because his descendants
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shamer
Shamer. 1. kjv spelling of Shemer, Bani’s son, in 1 Chronicles 6:46.See Shemer #2.2. kjv spelling of Shemer, Heber’s son, in 1 Chronicles 7:34.See Shemer #3.
Shemer
Shemer. 1. Owner of the hill of Samaria, which Omri, king of Israel, bought as the site of his new capital city and named after Shemer (1 Kgs 16:24).2. Merarite Levite, Mahli’s son and the father of Bani; he was a temple singer during David’s reign (1 Chr 6:46, kjv Shamer).The ruins of the forum
Shomer
Shomer. 1. Father (2 Kgs 12:21), or perhaps the Moabite mother (2 Chr 24:26), of Jehozabad, a royal servant, who with Jozacar (Zabad?), conspired against and murdered Jehoash, king of Judah. Shimrith is the feminine form of Shomer.See Shimrith.2. Alternate name for Shemer, Heber’s son, in 1 Chronicles
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shemer
Shemer shēʹmər [Heb. šemer—‘watch’ (?), šāmer (pausal form, 1 Ch. 6:46 [MT 31]; 7:34)]; AV also SHAMER; NEB also SHAMER, SHOMER.
Shomer
2. An Asherite, son of Heb.er (1 Ch 7:32); called “Shemer” (NEB “Shomer”) in v 34.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shamer
SHAMER*1. kjv spelling of Shemer, Bani’s son, in 1 Chronicles 6:46. See Shemer #2.2. kjv spelling of Shemer, Heber’s son, in 1 Chronicles 7:34. See Shemer #3.
Shemer
SHEMER1. Owner of the hill of Samaria, which Omri, king of Israel, bought as the site of his new capital city and named after Shemer (1 Kgs 16:24).2. Merarite Levite, Mahli’s son and the father of Bani; he was a temple singer during David’s reign (1 Chr 6:46).3. Asherite, Heber’s son and a leader
Shomer
SHOMER1. Father (2 Kgs 12:21), or perhaps the Moabite mother (2 Chr 24:26), of Jehozabad, a royal servant, who, with Jozacar, conspired against and murdered Joash, king of Judah. Shimrith is the feminine form of Shomer. See Shimrith.2. Alternate name for Shemer, Heber’s son, in 1 Chronicles 7:34. See
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shemer
Shemer (shee´muhr; Heb., perhaps “watch”).1 The owner of the hill Omri bought and used for his capital city Samaria (1 Kings 16:24).2 The father of Bani in the lineage of temple musicians (1 Chron. 6:46).3 An Asherite; he was the son of Heber and the father of four sons (1 Chron. 7:34; “Shomer,” 7:32).
Shomer
Shomer (shoh´muhr; Heb., “keeper, watcher”).1 A Moabite woman who was the mother of Jehozabad, one of the murderers of Judah’s king Joash (2 Kings 12:21; Shimrith in 2 Chron. 24:26).2 A son of Heber from the tribe of Asher (1 Chron. 7:32; Shemer, 7:34).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shamer
SHAMER1. The son of Mahli and father of Bani of the tribe of Levi (1 Chr 6:46). See Shemer 2.2. An Asherite with four sons (1 Chr 7:34), alternately, Shomer (v. 32). See Shemer 3.
Shemer
SHEMER1. The owner of the hill which Omri bought and which became the site of Samaria (1 Kgs 16:24).2. A Merarite (1 Chr 6:46, RSV; See Shamer 1.)3. An Asherite (1 Chr 7:34, RSV; See Shamer 2.)
Shomer
SHOMER1. The father of Jehozabad who with Jozachar, the son of Shimeath, murdered King Joash of Judah (2 Kgs 12:21). In the parallel passage in 2 Chr 24:26 the feminine form, Shimrith, is given and is called a Moabitess. Some scholars believe that Chronicles gives the mother of the regicide. Others
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shemer
Shemer (Heb. šemer) (also SHOMER)1. Owner of the hill that Omri purchased for the site of Samaria (1 Kgs. 16:24).2. A Merarite Levite, son of Mahli (1 Chr. 6:46 [MT 31]).3. An Asherite (1 Chr. 7:34), called Shomer at v. 32.
Shomer
Shomer (Heb. šōmēr) (also SHEMER, SHIMRITH)1. The mother of Jehozabad, one of those who killed King Joash (Jehoash) of Judah (2 Kgs. 12:21). She is also known as Shimrith the Moabitess (2 Chr. 24:26).2. One of the sons of Heber of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:32). He is also called Shemer (3; 1 Chr.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shemer
SHEMER The name of three men in the Old Testament.1. The owner of the hill that was purchased by Omri, king of Israel, on which was built the city of Samaria. His name was used in the naming of the city (1 Kgs 16:24).2. A Levite of the clan of Merari (1 Chr 6:46).3. A descendant of Asher (1 Chr 7:34).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shamer
Sha´mer (keeper).1. A Merarite Levite. 1 Chron. 6:46.2. Shomer, an Asherite. 1 Chron. 7:34.
Shemer
She´mer (preserved), the owner of the hill on which the city of Samaria was built. 1 Kings 16:24. (b.c. 917.) [Samaria.]
Shomer
Sho´mer (keeper).1. An Asherite, 1 Chron. 7:32; also called Shamer, ver. 34.2. The father (mother?) of Jehozabad, who slew King Joash. 2 Kings 12:21. In the parallel passage in 2 Chron. 24:26 the name is converted into the feminine form Shimrith, who is further described as a Moabitess. [Shimrith.]
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shemer
SHE´MER (sheʹmer; “preserved”).1. The owner of the hill on which the city of Samaria was built (1 Kings 16:24). King Omri bought it for two talents of silver and named it Samaria, after Shemer, about 886 b.c.2. The son of Mahli and father of Bani, of the tribe of Levi (1 Chron. 6:46), perhaps about
Shomer
SHO´MER (shōʹmẽr; “guard, keeper”).1. Second named of the three sons of Heber, an Asherite (1 Chron. 7:32), called in v. 34 Shemer (which see); Shamer, KJV.2. The father of Jehozabad, who killed King Joash (2 Kings 12:21). In the parallel passage in 2 Chron. 24:26, the name is converted into the
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Imna Nephew
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Shelesh Nephew
Bimhal Nephew
Ashvath Nephew
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