Shimei (temple worker)
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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
14. A Levite descended from Heman who had an important role in Hezekiah’s cultic reforms (2 Ch. 29:14).
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