Shimei (son of Gershon)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The son of Gershon and grandson of Levi, Son of Jacob.
Lexham Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible dictionary as a part of Biblia Plus, which includes everything you need to take your Bible study to the next level. For less than $1 a week, you'll get devotionals, Bible study guides, thematic studies, and much more!
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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. 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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary