SHIMRON (PERSON) [Heb šimrôn (שִׁמְרֹון)]. SHIMRONITES. The fourth and youngest son of Issachar (Gen 46:13; 1 Chr 7:1) and the grandson of Jacob and Leah. Shimron is listed with other descendants of Jacob who migrated to Egypt with their families at the time of a great famine in Canaan (Gen 46:8–22).
Shimron (shim´ron).1 The fourth son of Issachar and the head of the Shimronites (Gen. 46:13; Num. 26:24; 1 Chron. 7:1).2 A Canaanite royal town (Josh. 11:1) assigned to the tribe of Zebulun (19:15). The king of Shimron joined King Jabin of Hazor in an alliance against the Israelites, but they were
SHIMRON1. The fourth son of Issachar (Gen 46:13; Num 26:24) and ancestor of the Shimronites (Num 26:24). In 1 Chr 7:1 he is called Shimrom.2. A Canaanite royal town whose king entered into a confederacy with Jabin, king of Hazor, against Joshua and was defeated (Josh 11:1). The town was later allotted
SHIMRON1. The fourth son of the patriarch Issachar (Gen 46:13; 1 Chr 7:1). He migrated to Egypt during a great famine in Canaan (Gen 46:8–27).2. Also Shimron-meron, a Canaanite city that joined the coalition of King Hazor against the Israelites (Josh 11:1). It was defeated by Joshua (Josh 12:20) and
Shim´ron (watch-height).1. A city of Zebulun. Josh. 11:1; 19:15. Its full appellation was perhaps Shimron-meron.2. The fourth son of Issachar according to the lists of Genesis, Gen. 46:13, and Numbers, Num. 26:24, and the head of the family of the Shimronites.
SHIM´RON (shimʹron; “guardianship”).1. The fourth son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13; Num. 26:24; 1 Chron. 7:1, “Shimrom,” KJV), and the head of the family of the Shimronites, about 1910 b.c.2. A town of Zebulun (Josh. 19:15), one of those that joined the confederacy under Jabin against Joshua (11:1–5), more