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Easton's Bible Dictionary


the hearing prayer. (1.) One of David's sons by Bathsheba (1Ch 3:5); called also Shammua (14:4).

(2.) A Levite of the family of Merari (1Ch 6:30).

(3.) Another Levite of the family of Gershon (1Ch 6:39).

(4.) One of David's brothers (1Sa 16:9, marg.).

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


shim'-e-a (shim‘a'):


(1) Brother of David.


(2) Son of David (1Ch 3:5, Codex Vaticanus Saman; but in 2Sa 5:14; 1Ch 14:4, "Shammua").

(3) A Merarite Levite (1Ch 6:30, Codex Vaticanus Somea; Codex Alexandrinus Sama, Lucian, Samaa).

(4) A Gershonite Levite (1Ch 6:39 (24), Semaa).

Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) Son of David by Beth‐shean (1 Chronicles 3:5). (B.C. 1045)

(2.) A Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:30).

(3.) A Gershonite Levite, ancestor of Asaph the minstrel (1 Chronicles 6:39).

(4) (B.C. before 1200)

(4.) The brother of David (1 Chronicles 20:7) elsewhere called Shamma, Shimma and Shimeah.


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