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Shimri (descendant of Simeon)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shimri, Son of Shemaiah
Shimri, Son of Shemaiah (שִׁמְרִי‎, shimriy). A descendant of Simeon (1 Chr 4:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shimri (Person)
SHIMRI (PERSON) [Heb šimrı̂ (שִׁמְרִי‎)]. 1. A Simeonite, the son of Shemaiah (1 Chr 4:37). His name occurs in one of the most extensive and most recent lists (1 Chr 4:24–43) dealing with the tribe of Simeon (cf. also Josh 19:1–9; 15:26, 28–32, 42), in the third subsection of this list, the portion dealing
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shimri
Shimri. 1. Simeonite, Shemaiah’s son and the father of Jedaiah (1 Chr 4:37).2. Father of Jediael (and perhaps Joha), two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:45).3. Merarite Levite, Hosah’s son and a temple gatekeeper during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:10, kjv Simri).4. Levite, of the family of Elizaphan,
Simri
Simri. kjv spelling of Shimri, Hosah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 26:10.See Shimri #3.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shimri
1. A Simeonite clan chief; son of Shemaiah and father of Jedaiah (1 Ch. 4:37).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shimri
SHIMRI1. Simeonite, Shemaiah’s son and the father of Jedaiah (1 Chr 4:37).2. Father of Jediael (and perhaps Joha), two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:45).3. Merarite Levite, Hosah’s son and a temple gatekeeper during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:10).4. Levite, of the family of Elizaphan, who assisted
Simri
SIMRI* kjv spelling of Shimri, Hosah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 26:10. See Shimri #3.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shimri
Shimri (shim´ri).1 The son of Shemaiah and a Simeonite ancestor of Ziza (1 Chron. 4:37).2 The father of Jedial, one of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 11:45).3 The son of Elizaphan who was among the Levites working to cleanse the temple during the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah (2 Chron. 29:13).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shimri
SHIMRI1. Son of Shemaiah and head of a Simeonite family (1 Chr 4:27).2. Father of Jediael, one of David’s valiant men of the armies (1 Chr 11:45).3. A Levite of the family of Elizaphan who aided in the purification of the temple during the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Chr 29:13).
Simri
SIMRI. Levite, one of the descendants of Merari who, although he was not the firstborn, was made the chief by Hosah his father; he was appointed a doorkeeper of the temple by David (1 Chr 26:10). The form of this name in the ASV and the RSV is “Shimri.”
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shimri
Shimri (Heb. šimrɩ̂)1. The son of Shemaiah (3) of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:37).2. The father of Jediael and Joha, two of David’s Mighty Men (1 Chr. 11:45).3. A levitical gatekeeper, the son of Hosah of the house of Merari (1 Chr. 26:10).4. A descendant of Elizaphan who was among the Levites
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shimri
Shim´ri (vigilant).1. A Simeonite, son of Shemaiah. 1 Chron. 4:37. (b.c. after 1450.)2. The father of Jediael, one of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:45. (b.c. before 1043.)3. A Kohathite Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 29:13. (b.c. 726.)
Simri
Sim´ri (vigilant), properly Shimri, son of Hosah, a Merarite Levite in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 26:10.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shimri
SHIM´RI (shimʹri; “vigilant, watchful”).1. Son of Shemaiah, and head of a Simeonite family (1 Chron. 4:37), probably after 1170 b.c.2. The father of Jediael, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chron. 11:45), before 982 b.c.3. “Simri,” KJV. Son of the Merarite Levite Hosah. He was not the firstborn, but
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Shimri
Shimriwatchman. (1.) A Simeonite (1 Chr. 4:37).(2.) The father of one of the “valiant men” of David’s armies (1 Chr. 11:45).(3.) Assisted at the purification of the temple in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:13).
See also
Relatives
Shemaiah Father
Jedaiah Son
Allon Grandson