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Ishmerai

Ishmerai [N] [S]

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Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ishmerai'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

ISHMERAI

ish'-me-ri (yishmeray, from shamar, meaning "to hedge about," i.e. "to guard," and therefore a "guard," "protector"):

A descendant of Benjamin, son of Epaal, resident of Jerusalem, one of the "heads of fathers' houses throughout their generations, chief men" (1 Chronicles 8:18).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ISHMERAI'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.