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Shamir

Shamir [N] [E] [H]

(n point or thorn. )

  1. A town in the mountain district of Judah. ( Joshua 15:48 ) only. It probably lay some eight or ten miles south of Hebron.
  2. A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial-place of Tola the judge. ( Judges 10:1 Judges 10:2 ) Perhaps Samur , half-way between Samaria and Jenin .
  3. A Kohathite, son of Micah or Michal, the first-born of Uzziel. ( 1 Chronicles 24:24 )

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

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Shamir'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.