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Shimei (son of Gershon)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shimei, Son of Gershon
Shimei, Son of Gershon (שִׁמְעִי‎, shim'iy). The son of Gershon and grandson of Levi, Son of Jacob.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
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.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shimei
1. Grandson of Levi, son of Gershon, and brother of Libni; head of the Shimeites, one of the major Levitical families both before and after the Exile (Ex. 6:17; Nu. 3:18, 21; 1 Ch. 6:17 [MT 2]; 23:7, 10; Zec. 12:13). The repetition of Shimei in 1 Ch. 23:9 is probably the result of textual corruption.
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
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.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
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
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shimei
SHIM´EI (shimʹī; perhaps, “a renowned one”).1. Son of Gershon, the son of Levi (Ex. 6:17; Num. 3:18; 1 Chron. 6:17, 29; 23:7, 9–10; Zech. 12:13). In 1 Chron. 6:29, he is called the son of Libni, and both are reckoned as sons of Merari; but there is reason to suppose that there is something omitted
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Relatives
Gershon Father
Libni Brother
Haran Son
Haziel Son
Beriah Son
Jahath Son
Jeush Son
Jakim Son
Zina Son
Moses Cousin
Aaron Cousin
Levi Grandfather
Miriam Cousin
Jochebed Aunt
Merari Uncle
Kohath Uncle
Amram Cousin
Kish Cousin
Uzziel Cousin
Izhar Cousin
Mahli Cousin
Hebron Cousin
Jehiel Nephew
Mushi Cousin
Shelomith Relative
Amminadab Cousin
Jahath Nephew
Zetham Nephew
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