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Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

A person of Shunem (1 Kings 1:3; 2 Kings 4:12). The Syr. and Arab. read "Sulamite."

Naves Topical Index

1. A person from Shunem:

Abishag, the damsel who nourished David
1 Kings 1:3

Desired by Adonijah as wife
1 Kings 2:13-25

2. A woman who gave hospitality to Elisha, and whose son he raised to life
2 Kings 4:8-37

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Shunammite, the

i.e. the native of Shunem , is applied to two persons: Abishag, the nurse of King David, (1 Kings 1:3,15; 2:17,21,22) and the nameless hostess of Elisha. (2 Kings 4:12,25; 36)