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Dictionaries :: Shemuel

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


heard of God. (1.) The son of Ammihud. He represented Simeon in the division of the land (Num 34:20).

(2.) Used for "Samuel" (1Ch 6:33, R.V.).

(3.) A prince of the tribe of Issachar (1Ch 7:2).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


appointed by God

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


she-mu'-el, shem'-u-el (shemu'el, "name of God" (?)(1Ch 6:33 (18)); the Revised Version (British and American) Samuel, the prophet (see SAMUEL); compare Gray, HPN, 200, note 3):

(1) The Simeonite appointed to assist in the division of the land (Nu 34:20). The Massoretic Text should be emended to shelumi'el, to correspond with the form found in Nu 1:6; 2:12; 7:36,41; 10:19. Septuagint has uniformly Salamiel.

(2) Grandson of Issachar (1Ch 7:2) (Codex Vaticanus Isamouel; Codex Alexandrinus and Lucian, Samouel).

Smith's Bible Dictionary


(heard by God).

(1.) A commissioner appointed from the tribe of Simeon to divide the land of Canaan (Numbers 34:20). (B.C. 1450)

(2.) Samuel the prophet (1 Chronicles 6:33).

(3.) Son of Tola, and one of the chiefs of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chronicles 7:2). (B.C. 1014)


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