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.
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).
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.)
SHIMEA, SHIMEAH [SHIM ih uh] — the name of five men in the Old Testament:1. The third son of Jesse and brother of David (2 Sam. 13:3). Shimeah was the father of Jonadab (2 Sam. 13:3, 32) as well as Jonathan, who slew a Philistine giant (2 Sam. 21:21). Shimeah is also called Shammah (1 Sam. 16:9) and