Shomer

Shomer [N] [H] [S]

watchman.

  • The mother of Jehozabad, who murdered Joash ( 2 Kings 12:21 ); called also Shimrith, a Moabitess ( 2 Chronicles 24:26 ).

  • A man of Asher ( 1 Chronicles 7:32 ); called also Shamer (34).

    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 Shomer". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Shomer [N] [E] [S]

    keeper; 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 'Shomer'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Shomer [N] [E] [H]

    (keeper ).

    1. An Asherite, ( 1 Chronicles 7:32 ) also called Shamer. ver. ( 1 Chronicles 7:34 )
    2. The father (mother ?) of Jehozabad who slew King Joash. ( 2 Kings 12:21 ) In the parallel passage in ( 2 Chronicles 24:26 ) the name is converted into the feminine form Shimrith, who is further described as a Moabitess. [SHIMRITH] (B.C. 839.)

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

    SHOMER

    sho'-mer (shomer):

    (1) The father of one of the conspirators who killed Joash (2 Kings 12:21).

    See SHIMEATH.

    (2) One of the sons of Heber of the tribe of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:32).

    See SHEMER.


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