sha-ha-ra'-im (shacharayim; Codex Vaticanus Saarel; Codex Alexandrinus Saarem):

A Benjamite name (1 Chronicles 8:8). The passage is corrupt beyond only the most tentative emendation. "Sharaim" has no connection with the foregoing text. One of the suggested restorations of 1 Chronicles 8:8,9 reads: "And Shaharaim begat in the field of Moab, after he had driven them (i.e. the Moabites) out, from Hodesh his wife, Jobab," etc. (Curtis, International Critical Commentary).

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