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Dictionaries :: Shimri

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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Shimri:

watchman. (1.) A Simeonite (1Ch 4:37).

(2.) The father of one of the "valiant men" of David's armies (1Ch 11:45).

(3.) Assisted at the purification of the temple in the time of Hezekiah (2Ch 29:13).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary

Shimri:

thorn; dregs

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

Shimri:

shim'-ri (shimri; various forms in the Septuagint): There are four Hebrews mentioned in the Bible who bear this name:

(1) A Simeonite, a son of Shemaiah and father of Jedaiah, a chief of his tribe (1Ch 4:37).

(2) The father of Jediael, a bodyguard of King David (1Ch 11:45).

(3) A son of Hosah, a Levite. He was appointed by David to be doorkeeper in the house of the Lord. He was made chief of the tribe, although not the firstborn of his family (1Ch 26:10).

(4) One of the sons of Elizaphan, a Levite. He assisted in purifying the temple in the time of Hezekiah (2Ch 29:13).



Written by S. L. Umbach

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Shimri:

(vigilant).

(1.) A Simeonite son of Shemaiah (1 Chronicles 4:37). (B.C. after 1450)

(2.) The father of Jediael, one of David's guard (1 Chronicles 11:45). (B.C. before 1043)

(3.) A Kohathite Levite in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:13). (B.C. 726)

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