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Shimea

Shimea [N] [S]

the hearing prayer.

  • One of David's sons by Bathsheba ( 1 Chronicles 3:5 ); called also Shammua ( 14:4 ).

  • A Levite of the family of Merari ( 1 Chronicles 6:30 ).

  • Another Levite of the family of Gershon ( 1 Chronicles 6:39 ).

  • One of David's brothers ( 1 Samuel 16:9 , marg.).

    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 Shimea". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Shimea [N] [E]

    (fame ).

    1. Son of David by Beth-shean. ( 1 Chronicles 3:5 ) (B.C. 1045.)
    2. A Merarite Levite. ( 1 Chronicles 6:30 ) (15).
    3. A Gershonite Levite, ancestor of Asaph the minstrel. ( 1 Chronicles 6:39 ) (24). (B.C. before 1200.)
    4. The brother of David, ( 1 Chronicles 20:7 ) elsewhere called Shamma, Shimma and Shimeah.

    [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 'Shimea'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    SHIMEA

    shim'-e-a (shim`a'):

    See SHAMMUA and SHAMMAH.

    (1) Brother of David.

    See SHAMMAH.

    (2) Son of David (1 Chronicles 3:5, Codex Vaticanus Saman; but in 2 Samuel 5:14; 1 Chronicles 14:4, "Shammua").

    (3) A Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:30, Codex Vaticanus Somea; Codex Alexandrinus Sama, Lucian, Samaa).

    (4) A Gershonite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:39 (24), Semaa).


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