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Sh@ma`yah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   08098  
Original WordWord Origin
hy[mXfrom (08085) and (03050)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Sh@ma`yahNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
shem-aw-yaw'     Proper Name Masculine
 Definition
Shemaiah = "heard by Jehovah"
  1. a prophet of the Lord in the reign of king Rehoboam of Judah
  2. the Nehelamite, a false prophet in the time of the prophet Jeremiah
  3. father of Delaiah, one of the princes of Judah in the time of the prophet Jeremiah
  4. an inhabitant of Kirjathjearim and father of Urijah, a prophet of the Lord in the time of the prophet Jeremiah
  5. a Judaite, son of Shechaniah, father of Hattush, and descendant of Zerubbabel
  6. a Simeonite, father of Shimri
  7. a Reubenite, son of Joel and father of Gog
  8. a Merarite Levite, son of Hasshub in the time of Nehemiah
  9. a Levite, son of Galal and father of Obadiah
  10. a Levite and head of the family of the sons of Elizaphan who were commissioned to bring the ark to Jerusalem in the time of David
  11. a Levite and scribe, son of Nethaneel in the time of David
  12. a Levite, 1st son of Obed-Edom in the time of David
  13. a Levite, descendant of Jeduthun the singer in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah
  14. a Levite, one of the messengers of Ezra to Iddo
  15. a Levite in the time of king Jehoshaphat of Judah
  16. a Levite, one of several in charge of distributing the free will offerings brought to God to their Levite brethren in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah
  17. a Levite in the time of king Josiah of Judah
  18. head of a family of exiles who returned with Ezra
  19. a priest, of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra
  20. an Israelite of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra
  21. son of Delaiah, grandson of Mehetabeel, and a false prophet hired by Tobiah and Sanballat to give false guidance to Nehemiah
  22. a priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah and participated in the dedication of the wall
  23. a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel
  24. a leader of the people at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah
  25. grandfather of the priest Zechariah who participated in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah
  26. another of the priests who along with 25 took part in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 41
Shemaiah 41
 
  KJV Verse Count 
1 Kings1
1 Chronicles11
2 Chronicles8
Ezra4
Nehemiah10
Jeremiah5


Total39
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Sh@ma`yah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .