Shimri

Shimri [N] [H] [S]

watchman.

  • A Simeonite ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ).

  • The father of one of the "valiant men" of David's armies ( 1 Chronicles 11:45 ).

  • Assisted at the purification of the temple in the time of Hezekiah ( 2 Chronicles 29:13 ).

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

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Shimri [N] [E] [S]

    thorn; dregs
    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 'Shimri'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Shimri [N] [E] [H]

    (vigilant ).

    1. A Simeonite son of Shemaiah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ) (B.C. after 1450.)
    2. The father of Jediael, one of Davids guard. ( 1 Chronicles 11:45 ) (B.C. before 1043.)
    3. A Kohathite Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 29:13 ) (B.C. 726.)

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

    SHIMRI

    shim'-ri (shimri; various forms in the Septuagint):

    There are four Hebrews mentioned in the Bible who bear this name:

    (1) A Simeonite, a son of Shemaiah and father of Jedaiah, a chief of his tribe (1 Chronicles 4:37).

    (2) The father of Jediael, a bodyguard of King David (1 Chronicles 11:45).

    (3) A son of Hosah, a Levite. He was appointed by David to be doorkeeper in the house of the Lord. He was made chief of the tribe, although not the firstborn of his family (1 Chronicles 26:10).

    (4) One of the sons of Elizaphan, a Levite. He assisted in purifying the temple in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:13).

    S. L. Umbach


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