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Shammua

Shammua [N] [S]

heard.

  • One of the spies sent out by Moses to search the land ( Numbers 13:4 ). He represented the tribe of Reuben.

  • One of David's sons ( 1 Chronicles 14:4 ; 3:5 , "Shimea;" 2 Samuel 5:14 ).

  • A Levite under ( Nehemiah 11:17 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. 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

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Shammua". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Shammua [N] [E]

    (renowned ).

    1. Reubenite spy, son of Zaccur. ( Numbers 13:4 ) (B.C. 1490.)
    2. Son of David, by his wife Bathsheba. ( 1 Chronicles 14:4 ) (B.C. 1045.)
    3. A Levite, the father of Abda. ( Nehemiah 11:17 ) The same as SHEMAIAH, 6.
    4. The representative of the priestly family of Bilgah or Bilgai, in the days of Joiakim. ( Nehemiah 12:18 ) (B.C. about 500.)

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

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Shammua'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.