Shemuel

Shemuel [N] [H] [S]

heard of God.

  • The son of Ammihud. He represented Simeon in the division of the land ( Numbers 34:20 ).

  • Used for "Samuel" ( 1 Chronicles 6:33 , RSV).

  • A prince of the tribe of Issachar ( 1 Chronicles 7:2 ).

    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.

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

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Shemuel [N] [E] [S]

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

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

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

    Shemuel [N] [E] [H]

    (heard by God ).

    1. A commissioner appointed from the tribe of Simeon to divide the land of Canaan. ( Numbers 34:20 ) (B.C. 1450.)
    2. Samuel the prophet. ( 1 Chronicles 6:33 )
    3. Son of Tola, and one of the chiefs of the tribe of Issachar, ( 1 Chronicles 7:2 ) (B.C. 1014.)

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    SHEMUEL

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