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Shomer

Shomer [N] [E] [H]

(keeper ).

  1. An Asherite, ( 1 Chronicles 7:32 ) also called Shamer. ver. ( 1 Chronicles 7:34 )
  2. The father (mother ?) of Jehozabad who slew King Joash. ( 2 Kings 12:21 ) In the parallel passage in ( 2 Chronicles 24:26 ) the name is converted into the feminine form Shimrith, who is further described as a Moabitess. [SHIMRITH] (B.C. 839.)

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