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Lexicon :: Strong's H8098 - šᵊmaʿyâ

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

שְׁמַעְיָה Shᵉmaʻyâh, shem-aw-yaw'; or שְׁמַעְיָהוּ Shᵉmaʻyâhûw; from H8085 and H3050; Jah has heard; Shemajah, the name of twenty-five Israelites:—Shemaiah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's H8098 in the following manner: Shemaiah (41x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H8098 in the following manner: Shemaiah (41x).
  1. 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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁמַעְיָה Shᵉmaʻyâh, shem-aw-yaw'; or שְׁמַעְיָהוּ Shᵉmaʻyâhûw; from H8085 and H3050; Jah has heard; Shemajah, the name of twenty-five Israelites:—Shemaiah.
STRONGS H8098: Abbreviations
שְׁמַעְיָ֫ה(וּ) proper name, masculine Σαμαιας etc.: שְׁמַעְיָה
1. prophet, Rehoboam's time 1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chronicles 12:5, 7, 15; = יָהוּ - 2 Chronicles 11:2.
2. Jeremiah's time:
a. false prophet Jeremiah 29:31 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 29:32 = יָהוּ- Jeremiah 29:24.
b. יָהוּ- Jeremiah 36:12.
3. יָהוּ- a prophet's father Jeremiah 26:20.
4. descendant of Zerubbabel 1 Chronicles 3:22 (twice in verse).
5. in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:37.
6. in Reuben 1 Chronicles 5:4.
7. Levites:
b. 1 Chronicles 9:16 = שַׁמּוּעַ 3.
g. Ezra 8:16.
h. Nehemiah 11:15. Also יָהוּ-
8. Companions of Ezra:
a. Ezra 8:13.
9. Companions of Nehemiah:
a. Nehemiah 3:39.
10. priests:
11. a prince Nehemiah 12:34.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

3:22; 4:37; 5:4; 9:14; 9:16; 15:8; 15:11; 24:6; 26:4; 26:6; 26:7

2 Chronicles

11:2; 12:5; 12:7; 12:15; 17:8; 29:14; 31:15; 35:9


8:13; 8:16; 10:21; 10:31


6:10; 10:9; 11:15; 12:6; 12:18; 12:34; 12:35; 12:36; 12:42


26:20; 29:24; 29:31; 29:32; 36:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8098 matches the Hebrew שְׁמַעְיָה (šᵊmaʿyâ),
which occurs 41 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:22 - But the word of God came unto Shemaiah H8098 the man of God, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:22 - And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: H8098 and the sons of Shemaiah; H8098 Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat, six.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:37 - And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah; H8098
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:4 - The sons of Joel; Shemaiah H8098 his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:14 - And of the Levites; Shemaiah H8098 the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:16 - And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, H8098 the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:8 - Of the sons of Elizaphan; Shemaiah H8098 the chief, and his brethren two hundred:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:11 - And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, H8098 and Eliel, and Amminadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:6 - And Shemaiah H8098 the son of Nethaneel the scribe, one of the Levites, wrote them before the king, and the princes, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, and before the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites: one principal household being taken for Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:4 - Moreover the sons of Obededom were, Shemaiah H8098 the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethaneel the fifth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:6 - Also unto Shemaiah H8098 his son were sons born, that ruled throughout the house of their father: for they were mighty men of valour.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:7 - The sons of Shemaiah; H8098 Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:2 - But the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah H8098 the man of God, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:5 - Then came Shemaiah H8098 the prophet to Rehoboam, and to the princes of Judah, that were gathered together to Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, Ye have forsaken me, and therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:7 - And when the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, H8098 saying, They have humbled themselves; therefore I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance; and my wrath shall not be poured out upon Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:15 - Now the acts of Rehoboam, first and last, are they not written in the book of Shemaiah H8098 the prophet, and of Iddo the seer concerning genealogies? And there were wars between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:8 - And with them he sent Levites, even Shemaiah, H8098 and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:14 - And of the sons of Heman; Jehiel, and Shimei: and of the sons of Jeduthun; Shemaiah, H8098 and Uzziel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:15 - And next him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, H8098 Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their set office, to give to their brethren by courses, as well to the great as to the small:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:9 - Conaniah also, and Shemaiah H8098 and Nethaneel, his brethren, and Hashabiah and Jeiel and Jozabad, chief of the Levites, gave unto the Levites for passover offerings five thousand small cattle, and five hundred oxen.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:13 - And of the last sons of Adonikam, whose names are these, Eliphelet, Jeiel, and Shemaiah, H8098 and with them threescore males.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:16 - Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, H8098 and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:21 - And of the sons of Harim; Maaseiah, and Elijah, and Shemaiah, H8098 and Jehiel, and Uzziah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:31 - And of the sons of Harim; Eliezer, Ishijah, Malchiah, Shemaiah, H8098 Shimeon,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:29 - After them repaired Zadok the son of Immer over against his house. After him repaired also Shemaiah H8098 the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:10 - Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah H8098 the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:8 - Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah: H8098 these were the priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:15 - Also of the Levites: Shemaiah H8098 the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:6 - Shemaiah, H8098 and Joiarib, Jedaiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:18 - Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, H8098 Jehonathan;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:34 - Judah, and Benjamin, and Shemaiah, H8098 and Jeremiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:35 - And certain of the priests' sons with trumpets; namely, Zechariah the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, H8098 the son of Mattaniah, the son of Michaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:36 - And his brethren, Shemaiah, H8098 and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:42 - And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, H8098 and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:20 - And there was also a man that prophesied in the name of the LORD, Urijah the son of Shemaiah H8098 of Kirjathjearim, who prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:24 - Thus shalt thou also speak to Shemaiah H8098 the Nehelamite, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:31 - Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus saith the LORD concerning Shemaiah H8098 the Nehelamite; Because that Shemaiah H8098 hath prophesied unto you, and I sent him not, and he caused you to trust in a lie:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:32 - Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah H8098 the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold the good that I will do for my people, saith the LORD; because he hath taught rebellion against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:12 - Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, H8098 and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
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