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Shemuel (son of Ammihud)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shemuel, Son of Ammihud
Shemuel, Son of Ammihud (שְׁמוּאֵל‎, shemu'el). A representative of Simeon’s tribe who was ordered to divide the promised land for inheritance (Num 34:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shemuel (Person)
SHEMUEL (PERSON) [Heb šĕmûʾēl (שְׁמוּאֵל)]. Two individuals mentioned in the Hebrew Bible bear this name.Shemuel is a theophoric name, composed of the term šm and the divine element ʾēl. In the birth narrative of the prophet Samuel (although the Hebrew spelling of the prophet’s name is identical
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shemuel
Shemuel. 1. Ammihud’s son and the representative of Simeon’s tribe in the division of the land of Canaan among Israel’s 10 tribes west of the Jordan (Nm 34:20).2. kjv rendering of Samuel, Elkanah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 6:33.See Samuel (Person).3. Tola’s son and chief in Issachar’s tribe (1 Chr 7:2).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shemuel
1. Son of Ammihud; a Simeonite appointed by Moses to represent his tribe in the division of the land (Nu. 34:20).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shemuel
SHEMUEL1. Ammihud’s son and the representative of Simeon’s tribe in the division of the land of Canaan among Israel’s 10 tribes west of the Jordan (Nm 34:20).2. kjv rendering of Samuel, Elkanah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 6:33–34. See Samuel (Person).3. Tola’s son and chief in Issachar’s tribe (1 Chr 7:2).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shemuel
Shemuel (shem´yoo-uhl; Heb., “name of God” or “his name is God”).1 The son of Ammihud who represented the tribe of Simeon at the time of the division of the land (Num. 34:20).2 The son of Tola and head of an ancestral house belonging to the tribe of Issachar (1 Chron. 7:2).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shemuel
SHEMUEL1. A chief of the Simeonites, appointed to divide the land W of the Jordan (Num 34:20).2. Samuel the prophet, father of Joel (1 Chr 6:33 KJV).3. A son of Tola; head of a clan in Issachar (1 Chr 7:2).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shemuel
SHEMUEL (Heb. šemû ’ēl, ‘(?) name of God’; cf. Samuel).1. The son of Ammihud, leader of the tribe of Simeon, appointed to assist in the division of Canaan (Nu. 34:20). In Nu. 1:6; 2:12; 7:36, 41; 10:19 the leader of the tribe is called Shelumiel, the son of Zurishaddai, and the lxx gives the name
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shemuel
Shemuel (Heb. šĕmûʾēl)1. The representative of Simeon in the division of Canaan; son of Ammihud (Num. 34:20).2. A son of Tola; head of a household in the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:2).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shemuel
Shemu´el (heard by God).1. A commissioner appointed from the tribe of Simeon to divide the land of Canaan. Num. 34:20. (b.c. 1450.)2. Samuel the prophet. 1 Chron. 6:33.3. Son of Tola, and one of the chiefs of the tribe of Issachar. 1 Chron. 7:2. (b.c. 1014.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Samuel
SAMUEL. The prophet and judge of Israel (which see, below) and other Bible characters.1. Son of Ammihud, appointed from the tribe of Simeon to divide the land of Canaan (Num. 34:20), c. 1400 b.c. The NIV reads “Shemuel.”2. A descendant of Tola, and one of the leaders of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chron.
Shemuel
SHEMU´EL (she-mūʹel; “heard of God”). The same Heb. word commonly translated Samuel, the name of several Bible personages. In the KJV Shemuel appears three times: (1) in Num. 34:20 for the son of Ammihud, appointed from the tribe of Simeon, to divide the land of Canaan, c. b.c. 1400; (2) in 1 Chron.
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