ish'-me-ri (yishmeray, from shamar, meaning "to hedge about," i.e. "to guard," and therefore a "guard," "protector"):

A descendant of Benjamin, son of Epaal, resident of Jerusalem, one of the "heads of fathers' houses throughout their generations, chief men" (1 Chronicles 8:18).

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