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Dictionaries :: Shamir

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


a sharp thorn. (1.) One of the sons of Michah (1Ch 24:24).

(2.) A town among the mountains of Judah (Jos 15:48); probably Somerah, 2 1/2 miles north-west of Debir.

(3.) The residence of Tola, one of the judges, on Mount Ephraim (Jdg 10:1,2).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


Shamer, prison; bush; lees; thorn

Smith's Bible Dictionary


(a point or thorn).

(1.) A town in the mountain district of Judah. Joshua 15:48 only. It probably lay some eight or ten miles south of Hebron.

(2.) A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial‐place of Tola the judge (Judges 10:1-2). Perhaps Samur, half‐way between Samaria and Jenin.

(3.) A Kohathite, son of Micah or Michal, the first‐born of Uzziel (1 Chronicles 24:24).


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