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Shemaiah

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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
Shemaiah

Whom Jehovah heard.

1. A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam (1 Kings 12:22-24).

2. Nehemiah 3:29.

3. A Simeonite (1 Chronicles 4:37).

4. A priest (Nehemiah 12:42).

5. A Levite (1 Chronicles 9:16).

6. 1 Chronicles 9:14; Nehemiah 11:15.

7. A Levite in the time of David, who with 200 of his brethren took part in the bringing up of the ark from Obed-edom to Hebron (1 Chronicles 15:8).

8. A Levite (1 Chronicles 24:6).

9. The eldest son of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 26:4-8).

10. A Levite (2 Chronicles 29:14).

11. A false prophet who hindered the rebuilding of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 6:10).

12. A prince of Judah who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:34-36).

13. A false prophet who opposed Jeremiah (Jeremiah 29:24-32).

14. One of the Levites whom Jehoshaphat appointed to teach the law (2 Chronicles 17:8).

15. A Levite appointed to "distribute the oblations of the Lord" (2 Chronicles 31:15).

16. A Levite (2 Chronicles 35:9).

17. The father of Urijah the prophet (Jeremiah 26:20).

18. The father of a prince in the reign of Jehoiakim (Jeremiah 36:12).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Shemaiah

that hears or obeys the Lord


Naves Topical Index
Shemaiah

1. A prophet in the time of Rehoboam:

Prevents Rehoboam from war with Jeroboam
1 Kings 12:22-24; 2 Chronicles 11:2-4

Prophesies the punishment of Rehoboam by Shishak, king of Egypt
2 Chronicles 12:5; 2 Chronicles 12:7

Writes chronicles
2 Chronicles 12:15

2. A descendant of David
1 Chronicles 3:22

3. A Simeonite
1 Chronicles 4:37

4. Son of Joel

General references
1 Chronicles 5:4

Called Shema
1 Chronicles 5:8

5. A Merarite:

General references
1 Chronicles 9:14

In charge of the business of the temple in time of Nehemiah
Nehemiah 11:15-16

6. Son of Galal
1 Chronicles 9:16

Called Shammua
Nehemiah 11:17

7. A chief Levite in time of David; assisted in moving the ark from Obed-Edom
1 Chronicles 15:8; 1 Chronicles 15:11

8. A Levite who assisted in the division of the priests
1 Chronicles 24:6

9. A porter of the temple in time of David
1 Chronicles 26:4; 1 Chronicles 26:6-7

10. A Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to instruct the people in the law
2 Chronicles 17:8

11. A Levite, son of Jeduthun
2 Chronicles 29:14

12. A Levite
2 Chronicles 31:15

13. A Levite who contributed largely for Passover sacrifices
2 Chronicles 35:9

14. A Jew who returned from Babylon with Ezra
Ezra 8:13

15. A chief man with Ezra
Ezra 8:16

16. A priest who put away his Gentile wife
Ezra 10:21

17. An Israelite who put away his Gentile wife
Ezra 10:31

18. Keeper of the East Gate of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah
Nehemiah 3:29

19. A false prophet in the time of Nehemiah
Nehemiah 6:10

20. A priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah
Nehemiah 10:8

21. A priest with Zerubbabel
Nehemiah 12:6; Nehemiah 12:18

22. A priest
Nehemiah 12:35

23. The name of three men who celebrated the dedication of the new wall of Jerusalem
Nehemiah 12:34; Nehemiah 12:36; Nehemiah 12:42

24. Father of the prophet Urijah
Jeremiah 26:20

25. A false prophet
Jeremiah 29:24-32

26. Father of Delaiah
Jeremiah 36:12


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Shemaiah

(heard by Jehovah).

  1. A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam. (1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chronicles 11:2) (B.C. 972.) He wrote a chronicle containing the events of Rehoboam's reign. (2 Chronicles 12:5,15)
  2. The son of Shechaniah, among the descendants of Zerubbabel. (1 Chronicles 3:23; Nehemiah 3:28)
  3. A prince of the tribe of Simeon. (1 Chronicles 4:27)
  4. Son of Joel, Reubenite. (1 Chronicles 5:4) (B.C. after 1706.)
  5. Son of Hasshub, a Merarite Levite. (1 Chronicles 9:14; Nehemiah 11:15)
  6. Father of Obadiah or Abda, a Levite. (1 Chronicles 9:16)
  7. Son of Elizaphan, and chief of his house in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 15:8,11) (B.C. 1043.)
  8. A Levite, son of Nethaneel and also a scribe in the time of David. (1 Chronicles 24:6) (B.C. 1014.)
  9. The eldest son of Obed-edom the Gittite. (1 Chronicles 26:4,6,7) (B.C. 1014.)
  10. A descendant of Jeduthun the singer who lived in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:14)
  11. One of the sons of Adonikam who returned with Ezra. (Ezra 5:13)
  12. One of Ezra's messengers. (Ezra 8:16)
  13. A priest of the family of Harim, who put away his foreign wife at Ezra's bidding. (Ezra 10:21) (B.C. 455.)
  14. A layman of Isr'l son of another Harim, who had also married a foreigner. (Ezra 10:31) (B.C. 458.)
  15. Son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, a prophet in the time of Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 6:10) (B.C. 446.)
  16. The head of a priestly house who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:8; 12:6,18) (B.C. 410.)
  17. One of the princes of Judah at the time of the dedication of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 12:34)
  18. One of the choir on the same occasion. (Nehemiah 12:38)
  19. A priest. (Nehemiah 12:42)
  20. A false prophet in the time of Jeremiah. (Jeremiah 29:24-32)
  21. A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 17:8) (B.C. 909.)
  22. A Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. (2 Chronicles 31:15) (B.C. 726.)
  23. A Levite in the reign of Josiah. (2 Chronicles 35:9) (B.C. 628.)
  24. The father of Urijah of Kirjath-jearim. (Jeremiah 26:20) (B.C. before 608.)
  25. The father of Delaiah. (Jeremiah 36:12) (B.C. before 605.)