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Shammua; Shammuah

SHAMMUA; SHAMMUAH

sha-mu'-a, sham'-u-a (shammua`):

(1) The Reubenite spy (Numbers 13:4, Samouel, and other forms).

(2) One of David's sons (2 Samuel 5:14; 1 Chronicles 14:4, Sammous). In 1 Chronicles 3:5 he is called "Shimea."

(3) A Levite (Nehemiah 11:17); he is called "Shemaiah" in 1 Chronicles 9:16.

(4) The head of a priestly family (Nehemiah 12:18); a contemporary of Joiakim.


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