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Shimei (father of Uzzah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shimei, Son of Libni
Shimei, Son of Libni (שִׁמְעִי‎, shim'iy). A son of Libni and father of Uzzah (1 Chr 6:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
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
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
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
Shimea
Shimea shimʹē-ə [Heb. šimʿāʾ—‘he has heard’; see IP, p. 185]; AV also SHIMMA (1 Ch. 2:13).
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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;
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
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
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.
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
Libni Father
Uzzah Son
Mahli Grandfather
Eleazar Uncle
Bani Cousin
Shemer Uncle
Shimea Grandson
Roles