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Lexicon :: Strong's H8096 - šimʿî

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

שִׁמְעִי Shimʻîy, shim-ee'; from H8088; famous; Shimi, the name of twenty Israelites:—Shimeah (from the margin), Shimei, Shimhi, Shimi.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H8096 in the following manner: Shimei (41x), Shimhi (1x), Shimi (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H8096 in the following manner: Shimei (41x), Shimhi (1x), Shimi (1x).
  1. Shimei or Shimhi or Shimi or Shimea = "renowned"

    1. a Benjamite, son of Gera of the house of Saul in the time of David

    2. a Benjamite, son of Elah and commissariat officer in the time of Solomon

    3. the Ramathite in charge of the vineyards of David

    4. son of Gershon and grandson of Levi

    5. a Levite, son of Jeduthun and chief of the 10th division of singers in the time of David

    6. a Levite of the sons of Heman who took part in the purification of the temple in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

    7. a Levite, brother of Cononiah in charge of receiving the tithes and offerings in the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah

    8. a Levite who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

    9. a Judaite, son of Pedaiah and brother of Zerubbabel

    10. a Simeonite, son of Zacchur

    11. a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah

    12. one of the sons of Hashum who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

    13. one of the sons of Bani who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

    14. a Benjamite, son of Kish, father of Jair, and grandfather of Mordecai in the time of Esther

    15. a Levite, son of Jahath, grandson of Gershon, and great grandson of Levi

    16. Benjamite, father of Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath. Spelled 'Shimhi'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׁמְעִי Shimʻîy, shim-ee'; from H8088; famous; Shimi, the name of twenty Israelites:—Shimeah (from the margin), Shimei, Shimhi, Shimi.
STRONGS H8096: Abbreviations
I. שִׁמְעִי 43 proper name, masculine usually Σευεει:
1. in Benjamin:
b. 1 Kings 1:8, perhaps = 1 Kings 4:18.
2. a Ramathite 1 Chronicles 27:27.
3. Levites:
a. 'son' of Gershon Exodus 6:17; Numbers 3:18; 1 Chronicles 6:2; 1 Chronicles 23:7, 9, 10 (twice in verse)
4. brother of Zerubbabel 1 Chronicles 3:19.
5. in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:26, 27.
6. in Reuben 1 Chronicles 5:4.
7. 1 Chronicles 8:13שֶׁמַע 1 Chronicles 8:13.
8. post-exilic names:
b. Ezra 10:38 (compare 3g above).
9. grandfather of Mordecai Esther 2:5.
10. 2 Samuel 21:21 Kt (Qr שִׁמְעָא which see 1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs





2 Samuel

16:5; 16:7; 16:13; 19:17; 19:19; 19:22; 19:24; 21:21

1 Kings

1:8; 2; 2:8; 4:18

1 Chronicles

3:19; 4:26; 4:27; 5:4; 6:2; 6:14; 6:27; 8:13; 8:13; 23:7; 23:9; 23:10; 25:17; 27:27

2 Chronicles

29:14; 31:12; 31:13


10:23; 10:33; 10:38




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8096 matches the Hebrew שִׁמְעִי (šimʿî),
which occurs 44 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:17 - The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shimi, H8096 according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:18 - And these are the names of the sons of Gershon by their families; Libni, and Shimei. H8096
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:5 - And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, thence came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, H8096 the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed still as he came.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:7 - And thus said Shimei H8096 when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:13 - And as David and his men went by the way, Shimei H8096 went along on the hill's side over against him, and cursed as he went, and threw stones at him, and cast dust.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:16 - And Shimei H8096 the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:18 - And there went over a ferry boat to carry over the king's household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei H8096 the son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was come over Jordan;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:21 - But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei H8096 be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:23 - Therefore the king said unto Shimei, H8096 Thou shalt not die. And the king sware unto him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:21 - And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea the brother of David slew him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:8 - But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, H8096 and Rei, and the mighty men which belonged to David, were not with Adonijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:8 - And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei H8096 the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:36 - And the king sent and called for Shimei, H8096 and said unto him, Build thee an house in Jerusalem, and dwell there, and go not forth thence any whither.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:38 - And Shimei H8096 said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei H8096 dwelt in Jerusalem many days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:39 - And it came to pass at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei H8096 ran away unto Achish son of Maachah king of Gath. And they told Shimei, H8096 saying, Behold, thy servants be in Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:40 - And Shimei H8096 arose, and saddled his ass, and went to Gath to Achish to seek his servants: and Shimei H8096 went, and brought his servants from Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:41 - And it was told Solomon that Shimei H8096 had gone from Jerusalem to Gath, and was come again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:42 - And the king sent and called for Shimei, H8096 and said unto him, Did I not make thee to swear by the LORD, and protested unto thee, saying, Know for a certain, on the day thou goest out, and walkest abroad any whither, that thou shalt surely die? and thou saidst unto me, The word that I have heard is good.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:44 - The king said moreover to Shimei, H8096 Thou knowest all the wickedness which thine heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore the LORD shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:18 - Shimei H8096 the son of Elah, in Benjamin:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:19 - And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei: H8096 and the sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Shelomith their sister:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:26 - And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son, Shimei H8096 his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:27 - And Shimei H8096 had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brethren had not many children, neither did all their family multiply, like to the children of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:4 - The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei H8096 his son,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:17 - And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei. H8096
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:29 - The sons of Merari; Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei H8096 his son, Uzza his son,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:42 - The son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei, H8096
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:21 - And Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimhi; H8096
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:7 - Of the Gershonites were, Laadan, and Shimei. H8096
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:9 - The sons of Shimei; H8096 Shelomith, and Haziel, and Haran, three. These were the chief of the fathers of Laadan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:10 - And the sons of Shimei H8096 were, Jahath, Zina, and Jeush, and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei. H8096
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:17 - The tenth to Shimei, H8096 he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:27 - And over the vineyards was Shimei H8096 the Ramathite: over the increase of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:14 - And of the sons of Heman; Jehiel, and Shimei: H8096 and of the sons of Jeduthun; Shemaiah, and Uzziel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:12 - And brought in the offerings and the tithes and the dedicated things faithfully: over which Cononiah the Levite was ruler, and Shimei H8096 his brother was the next.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:13 - And Jehiel, and Azaziah, and Nahath, and Asahel, and Jerimoth, and Jozabad, and Eliel, and Ismachiah, and Mahath, and Benaiah, were overseers under the hand of Cononiah and Shimei H8096 his brother, at the commandment of Hezekiah the king, and Azariah the ruler of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:23 - Also of the Levites; Jozabad, and Shimei, H8096 and Kelaiah, (the same is Kelita,) Pethahiah, Judah, and Eliezer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:33 - Of the sons of Hashum; Mattenai, Mattathah, Zabad, Eliphelet, Jeremai, Manasseh, and Shimei. H8096
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:38 - And Bani, and Binnui, Shimei, H8096
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:5 - Now in Shushan the palace there was a certain Jew, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, H8096 the son of Kish, a Benjamite;
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