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Shammah

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Shammah

Desert.

1. One of the "dukes" of Edom (Genesis 36:13, 17).

2. One of the sons of Jesse (1 Samuel 16:9). He is also called Shimeah (2 Samuel 13:3) and Shimma (1 Chronicles 2:13).

3. One of David's three mighty men (2 Samuel 23:11, 12).

4. One of David's mighties (2 Samuel 23:25); called also Shammoth (1 Chronicles 11:27) and Shamhuth (27:8).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Shammah

loss; desolation; astonishment


Naves Topical Index
Shammah

1. Son of Reuel
Genesis 36:13; Genesis 36:17; 1 Chronicles 1:37

2. David's brother

General references
1 Samuel 16:9; 1 Samuel 17:13

Called Shimeah
2 Samuel 13:3; 2 Samuel 13:32; 2 Samuel 21:21

Called Shimma
1 Chronicles 2:13

Called Shimea
1 Chronicles 20:7

3. One of David's mighty men, son of Agee
2 Samuel 23:11-12

4. One of David's mighty men
2 Samuel 23:25

Called Shammoth
1 Chronicles 11:27

5. A Hararite, one of David's mighty men
2 Samuel 23:33


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Shammah

(astonishment).

  1. The son of Reuel the son of Esau. (Genesis 36:13,17; 1 Chronicles 1:37) (B.C. about 1700.)
  2. The third son of Jesse, and brother of David. (1 Samuel 16:9; 17:13) Called also Shimea., Shimeah and Shimma.
  3. One of the three greatest of David's mighty men. (2 Samuel 23:11-17) (B.C. 1061.)
  4. The Harodite, one of David's mighties. (2 Samuel 23:25) He is called "SHAMMOTH the Harorite" in (1 Chronicles 11:27) and "SHAMHUTH the Izrahite" ibid. (1 Chronicles 27:8)
  5. In the list of David's mighty men in (2 Samuel 23:32,33) we find "Jonathan, Shammah the Hararite;" while in the corresponding verse of (1 Chronicles 11:34) it is Jonathan.