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Shemaiah

Shemaiah [N] [E] [H]

(heard by Jehovah ).

  1. A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam. ( 1 Kings 12:22 ; 2 Chronicles 11:2 ) (B.C. 972.) He wrote a chronicle containing the events of Rehoboams reign. ( 2 Chronicles 12:5 2 Chronicles 12:15 )
  2. The son of Shechaniah, among the descendants of Zerubbabel. ( 1 Chronicles 3:23 ; Nehemiah 3:28 )
  3. A prince of the tribe of Simeon. ( 1 Chronicles 4:27 )
  4. Son of Joel, Reubenite. ( 1 Chronicles 5:4 ) (B.C. after 1706.)
  5. Son of Hasshub, a Merarite Levite. ( 1 Chronicles 9:14 ; Nehemiah 11:15 )
  6. Father of Obadiah or Abda, a Levite. ( 1 Chronicles 9:16 )
  7. Son of Elizaphan, and chief of his house in the reign of David. ( 1 Chronicles 15:8 1 Chronicles 15:11 ) (B.C. 1043.)
  8. A Levite, son of Nethaneel and also a scribe in the time of David. ( 1 Chronicles 24:6 ) (B.C. 1014.)
  9. The eldest son of Obed-edom the Gittite. ( 1 Chronicles 26:4 1 Chronicles 26:6 1 Chronicles 26:7 ) (B.C. 1014.)
  10. A descendant of Jeduthun the singer who lived in the reign of Hezekiah ( 2 Chronicles 29:14 )
  11. One of the sons of Adonikam who returned with Ezra. ( Ezra 5:13 )
  12. One of Ezras messengers. ( Ezra 8:16 )
  13. A priest of the family of Harim, who put away his foreign wife at Ezras bidding. ( Ezra 10:21 ) (B.C. 455.)
  14. A layman of Israel son of another Harim, who had also married a foreigner. ( Ezra 10:31 ) (B.C. 458.)
  15. Son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, a prophet in the time of Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 6:10 ) (B.C. 446.)
  16. The head of a priestly house who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:8 ; Nehemiah 12:6 Nehemiah 12:18 ) (B.C. 410.)
  17. One of the princes of Judah at the time of the dedication of Jerusalem. ( Nehemiah 12:34 )
  18. One of the choir on the same occasion. ( Nehemiah 12:38 )
  19. A priest. ( Nehemiah 12:42 )
  20. A false prophet in the time of Jeremiah. ( Jeremiah 29:24-32 )
  21. A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat. ( 2 Chronicles 17:8 ) (B.C. 909.)
  22. A Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ) (B.C. 726.)
  23. A Levite in the reign of Josiah. ( 2 Chronicles 35:9 ) (B.C. 628.)
  24. The father of Urijah of Kirjath-jearim. ( Jeremiah 26:20 ) (B.C. before 608.)
  25. The father of Delaiah. ( Jeremiah 36:12 ) (B.C. before 605.)

[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 'Shemaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.