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Shemaiah

Shemaiah [N] [H] [S]

whom Jehovah heard.

  • A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam ( 1 Kings 12:22-24 ).

  • Nehemiah 3:29 .

  • A Simeonite ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ).

  • A priest ( Nehemiah 12:42 ).

  • A Levite ( 1 Chronicles 9:16 ).

  • 1 Chronicles 9:14 ; Nehemiah 11:15 .

  • A Levite in the time of David, who with 200 of his brethren took part in the bringing up of the ark from Obed-edom to Hebron ( 1 Chronicles 15:8 ).

  • A Levite ( 1 Chronicles 24:6 ).

  • The eldest son of Obed-edom ( 1 Chronicles 26:4-8 ).

  • A Levite ( 2 Chronicles 29:14 ).

  • A false prophet who hindered the rebuilding of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 6:10 ).

  • A prince of Judah who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 12:34-36 ).

  • A false prophet who opposed Jeremiah ( Jeremiah 29:24-32 ).

  • One of the Levites whom Jehoshaphat appointed to teach the law ( 2 Chronicles 17:8 ).

  • A Levite appointed to "distribute the oblations of the Lord" ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ).

  • A Levite ( 2 Chronicles 35:9 ).

  • The father of Urijah the prophet ( Jeremiah 26:20 ).

  • The father of a prince in the reign of Jehoiakim ( Jeremiah 36:12 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Shemaiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .