heard of God.
appointed by God
(heard by God ).
she-mu'-el, shem'-u-el (shemu'el, "name of God" (?) (1 Chronicles 6:33)); the Revised Version (British and American) Samuel, the prophet (see SAMUEL); compare Gray, HPN, 200, note 3):
(1) The Simeonite appointed to assist in the division of the land (Numbers 34:20). The Massoretic Text should be emended to shelumi'el, to correspond with the form found in Numbers 1:6; 2:12; 7:36,41; 10:19. Septuagint has uniformly Salamiel.
(2) Grandson of Issachar (1 Chronicles 7:2) (Codex Vaticanus Isamouel; Codex Alexandrinus and Lucian, Samouel).
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