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Shimea (son of Jesse)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shammah of Harod
Shammah of Harod One of David’s elite soldiers (2 Sam 23:25), grouped among the “thirty-seven in all” mentioned in 2 Samuel (2 Sam 23:39).
Shimea, Son of Jesse
Shimea, Son of Jesse (שִׁמְעִי‎, shim'iy; שִׁמְעָה‎, shim'ah; שִׁמְעָא‎, shim'a'; שַׁמָּה‎, shammah). Also called Shammah (1 Sam 17:13) and Shimeah (2 Sam 13:3; 2 Sam 13:32). One of David’s brothers and the third son of Jesse (1 Chr 2:13; compare 1 Sam 16:9; 1 Chr 20:7). Shimea, along with his two older
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shammah (Person)
SHAMMAH (PERSON) [Heb šammâ (שַׁמָּה‎); šammāʾ (שַׁמָּא)]. Var. SHIMEA; SHIMEAH; SHIMEI; SHAMMOTH? 1. The third son of Reuel and the grandson of Esau (Gen 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37). According to Gen 36:17, he was one of the Edomite “tribal chiefs” (Heb ʾallûpı̂m), and as such the name probably represents
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
Shimeah (Person)
SHIMEAH (PERSON) [Heb šimʿâ (שִׁמְעָה‎); šimʾâ (שִׁמְאָה)]. Var. SHIMEAM; SHIMEEAH. 1. Older brother of David (šimʿâ; 2 Sam 13:3, 32). An alternate form of SHIMEA #1.2. A Benjaminite, son of Mikloth, part of the family of Saul (šimʾâ; 1 Chr 8:32). He was descended from Jeiel, founder of Gibeon.
Shimei (Person)
SHIMEI (PERSON) [Heb šimʿı̂ (שִׁמְעִי)]. Sixteen men or clans bear this name in the OT. The name is short for such names as Shemaiah and Elishama, “Yah (weh)/God has heard.” A seal from the period of the Restoration bears the name Baruch the son of Shimei (Avigad 1976: pls. 8–9).It should be noted
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shammah
Shammah. 1. One of Reuel’s four sons, the grandson of Esau and a chief in the land of Edom (Gn 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37).2. Third-born of Jesse’s eight sons, the brother of David and the father of Jonathan and Jonadab (1 Sm 16:9; 17:13). Shammah is alternately called Shimea in 1 Chronicles 2:13 (kjv Shimma)
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
Shimeah
Shimeah. 1. Alternate name for Shammah, David’s brother, in 2 Samuel 13:3, 32.See Shammah #2.2. Mikloth’s son and the grandson of Jeiel from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:32); called Shimeam in 1 Chronicles 9:38.
Shimei
Shimei. 1. Son of Gershon, the grandson of Levi, and the brother of Libni (Ex 6:17, kjv Shimi; Nm 3:18; 1 Chr 6:17). He was the father of four sons and the founder of the Shimeite family (Nm 3:21, kjv Shimite; 1 Chr 23:7, 10).2. Benjamite, and the son of Gera from the house of Saul. He met King David
Shimi
Shimi. kjv spelling of Shimei, Gershon’s son, in Exodus 6:17.See Shimei #1.
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
Shammah
2. Third son of Jesse, and an older brother of David; also called Shimeah (2 S. 13:3, 32), Shimei (2 S. 21:21; AV “Shimeah”; NEB “Shimeai”), and Shimea (1 Ch. 2:13; 20:7; AV also “Shimma”). He was present when David was anointed by Samuel (1 S. 16:1–13). With his two older brothers he fought under Saul
Shimea
1. Third son of Jesse (1 Ch. 2:13); a brother of David (20:7). See Shammah 2.
Shimea
Shimea shimʹē-ə [Heb. šimʿāʾ—‘he has heard’; see IP, p. 185]; AV also SHIMMA (1 Ch. 2:13).
Shimeah
2. [Heb. šimʿâ]. Brother of David and father of Jonadab (2 S. 13:3, 32); called Shimei (3) in 21:21 (RSV; but cf. AV “Shimeah”; NEB “Shimeai”). See Shammah 2.
Shimei
3. A brother of David (2 S. 21:21) whose son killed a giant in Gath. See also Shammah 2.
Shimei
Shimei shimʹē-ī [Heb. šimʿî—(prob) ‘hear (me, Yahweh),’ also Q šimʿay (2 S. 21:21), Q šemaʿ (1 Ch. 8:21); LXX Semeei, Semei]; AV also SHIMI (Ex. 6:17, SHIMHI (1 Ch. 8:21), SHIMEAH (2 S. 21:21), Apoc. SEMEI (Ad. Est. 11:2; 1 Esd. 9:33), SEMIS (1 Esd. 9:23), SAMIS (v 34); NEB also SHIMEAI (2 S.
Shimi
Shimi shimʹī (Ex. 6:17, AV); SHIMITES shimʹīts (Nu. 3:21, AV). Seee Shimei 1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shammah
SHAMMAH1. One of Reuel’s four sons, the grandson of Esau and a chief in the land of Edom (Gn 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37).2. Third of Jesse’s eight sons, the brother of David (1 Sm 16:9; 17:13) and the father of Jonathan (2 Sm 21:20–21) and Jonadab (2 Sm 13:3 ff.). Shammah is alternately called Shimea in
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
Shimeah
SHIMEAH*1. Alternate name for Shammah, David’s brother, in 2 Samuel 13:3, 32. See Shammah #2.2. Mikloth’s son and the grandson of Jeiel from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:32); called Shimeam in 1 Chronicles 9:38.
Shimei
SHIMEI1. Son of Gershon, the grandson of Levi, and the brother of Libni (Ex 6:17; Nm 3:18; 1 Chr 6:17). He was the father of four sons and the founder of the Shimeite family (Nm 3:21; 1 Chr 23:7, 10; Zech 12:13).2. Benjaminite, and the son of Gera from the house of Saul. He met King David at the village
Shimhi
SHIMHI* kjv form of Shimei, an alternate name for Shema, in 1 Chronicles 8:21. See Shema (Person) #3.
Shimi
SHIMI* kjv spelling of Shimei, Gershon’s son, in Exodus 6:17. See Shimei #1.
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)
Shammah
Shammah (sham´uh).1 The son of Reuel, who was the son of Esau and Basemath. Along with his brothers Nahath, Zerah, and Mizzah, Shammah was a chief of the tribe of Reuel in the land of Edom (Gen. 36:13, 17; cf. also Isaac’s genealogy in 1 Chron. 1:37). See also Basemath; Esau.2 The third of Jesse’s
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
Shimei
Shimei (shim´ee-i; Heb., “[God] has heard”).1 The second son of Gershon, the son of Levi (Exod. 6:17; Num. 3:18; 1 Chron. 6:17; 23:7). The Shimeites were one of the main levitical families after the exile (Num. 3:21; Zech. 12:13).2 The son of Gera. A Benjaminite of Saul’s house in Bahurim, he cursed
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shammah
SHAMMAH1. Son of Reuel, who was a son of Esau and Basemath, daughter of Ishmael (Gen 36:3–4, 13; 1 Chr 1:37). He became an Edomite chief (Gen 36:17).2. Third son of Jesse, father of David (1 Sam 16:9). He was in Saul’s army fighting the Philistines when David visited the camp and killed Goliath (1
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
Shimeah
SHIMEAH1. Brother of David, father of Jonadab (2 Sam 13:3) and of Jonathan who slew one “born to the giant” (2 Sam 21:20–21; see Shimea 4.) He is called Shammah in 1 Sam 16:9 and Shimma in 1 Chr 2:13.2. A Benjamite, descendant of Jehiel who was either the father or founder of Gibeon (1 Chr 8:29–32).
Shimei
SHIMEI. A name occurring frequently in the OT before and after the Exile. It has various spellings, such as Shimi in Ex 6:17 KJV, but Shimei in ASV; Shimhi in 1 Chr 8:21 KJV, but Shimei in ASV; Shimeah in 2 Sam 21:21 KJV, but Shimei in ASV; Shimei in Zech 12:13 KJV, and Shimeites in ASV; Shimites in
Shimhi
SHIMHI. Benjamite, father of Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath (1 Chr 8:21). This name appears in the KJV; other versions have Shemei. This is apparently the same person who in 1 Chr 8:13 is called Shema (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shammah
SHAMMAH. 1. A tribal chieftain (Heb. ’allûp̱) of Edom, descended from Esau (Gn. 36:17). 2. A brother of King David, and son of Jesse (1 Sa. 16:9). Variant forms of the name are Shammua, Shimea, Shimeah, Shimeam and Shimei. 3. One of the outstanding three of David’s warriors (2 Sa. 23:11), described
Shimei
SHIMEI (Heb. šim‘î, perhaps abridged from šema‘yāhû, ‘Yahweh has heard’). The OT records 19 men named Shimei. The first of note was a grandson of Levi (Nu. 3:21), and his family (the Shimeites) had part of the responsibility for maintaining the tent of meeting as their sacred charge (Nu. 3:25–26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shammah
Shammah (Heb. šammâ) (also SHIMEA, SHIMEAH, SHIMEI, SHAMMOTH)1. A descendant of Esau, and a chief in Edom (Gen. 36:13, 17; 1 Chr. 1:37).2. The third son of Jesse, an elder brother of David, and the father of Jonadab (1 Sam. 16:9; 17:13). He is also known as Shimeah (1; 2 Sam. 13:3, 32), Shimea (1;
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;
Shimeah
Shimeah (Heb. šimʿâ, šimʾâ) (also SHIMEA, SHIMEAM)1. The third son of Jesse, David’s father (2 Sam. 13:3, 32). At 1 Chr. 2:13 the name appears as Shimea (1).2. A Benjaminite, the son of Mikloth (1 Chr. 8:32); called Shimeam at 9:38.
Shimei
Shimei (Heb. šimʿɩ̂)1. The second son of Gershon (Gershom), son of Levi (Exod. 6:17; Num. 3:18; 1 Chr. 6:17; 23:7). The Shimeites comprised one of the major levitical families both before and after the Exile (cf. Num. 3:21; Zech. 12:13).2. The son of Gera, a Benjaminite relative of Saul in Haburim
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shammah
SHAMMAH The name of several men in the Old Testament.1. The third son of Reuel and the grandson of Esau (Gen 36:13, 17; 1 Chr 1:37).2. Also called Shimea, the third son of Jesse and the older brother of David (1 Sam 16:9; 1 Chr 2:13; 20:7).3. The son of Agee the Hararite, and one of David’s famed
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
Shammah
Sham´mah (astonishment).1. The son of Reuel the son of Esau. Gen. 36:13, 17; 1 Chron. 1:37. (b.c. about 1700.)2. The third son of Jesse, and brother of David. 1 Sam. 16:9; 17:13. Called also Shimea, Shimeah, and Shimma. (b.c. 1068.)3. One of the three greatest of David’s mighty men. 2 Sam. 23:11–17.
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.
Shimeah
Shim´eah1. Brother of David, and father of Jonathan and Jonadab, 2 Sam. 21:21; called also Shammah, Shimea, and Shimma. (b.c. about 1060.)2. A descendant of Jehiel, the father or founder of Gibeon. 1 Chron. 8:32. (b.c. perhaps 536.)
Shimei
Shim´ei (renowned).1. Son of Gershon the son of Levi, Num. 3:18; 1 Chron. 6:17, 29; 23:7, 9–10; Zech. 12:13; called Shimi in Ex. 6:17. (b.c. after 1706.)2. Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of the house of Saul, who lived at Bahurim. (b.c. 1023.) When David and his suite were seen descending the
Shimhi
Shim´hi (renowned), a Benjamite, apparently the same as Shema the son of Elpaal. 1 Chron. 8:21.
Shimma
Shim´ma, the third son of Jesse, and brother of David. 1 Chron. 2:13. Same as Shimeah.
See also
Relatives
Jesse Father
David Brother
Eliab Brother
Abinadab Brother
Nethanel Brother
Ozem Brother
Raddai Brother
Zeruiah Sister
Abigail Sister
Jonadab Son
Jonathan Son
Solomon Nephew
Joab Nephew
Absalom Nephew
Abishai Nephew
Adonijah Nephew
Amnon Nephew
Amasa Nephew
Tamar Niece
Asahel Nephew
Obed Grandfather
Son of David Nephew
Nathan Nephew
Shammua Nephew
Chileab Nephew
Shobab Nephew
Eliphelet Nephew
Elishama Nephew
Japhia Nephew
Shephatiah Nephew
Ithream Nephew
Nepheg Nephew
Eliada Nephew
Jerimoth Nephew
Elishua Nephew
Ibhar Nephew
Abihail Niece
Nogah Nephew
Elpelet Nephew