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Samellius

SAMELLIUS

sa-mel'-i-us (Codex Vaticanus Samellios; Codex Alexandrinus Sebellios, al Semellios; the King James Version Semellius):

"Samellius the scribe," one of those who wrote a letter of protest to Artaxerxes against the building of Jerusalem by the returned exiles (1 Esdras 2:16,17,25,30) = "Shimshai" in Ezra 4:8.


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