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Sheva

Sheva [N] [E] [H]

(Jehovah contends ).

  1. The scribe or royal secretary of David. ( 2 Samuel 20:26 ) He is called elsewhere MERAIAH, ( 2 Samuel 8:17 ) SHISHA, ( 1 Kings 4:3 ) and SHANSHA. ( 1 Chronicles 18:16 ) (B.C. 1015.)
  2. Son of Caleb ben-Hezron by his concubine Maachah. ( 1 Chronicles 2:49 ) (B.C. about 1445.)

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