Zimmah [N] [E] [H]
- A Gershonite Levite, son of Jahath. ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 ) (B.C. after 1706.)
- Another Gershonite, son of Shimei, ( 1 Chronicles 6:42 ) possibly the same as the preceding.
- Father of ancestor of Joab, a Gershonite in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 29:12 ) (B.C. before 726.) At a much earlier period we find the same collocation of names, Zimmah and Joah as father and son. ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 )
[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 InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Zimmah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.