King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • 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


1. The son of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 26:4), one of the Levite porters.

2. The son of Shomer, one of the two conspirators who put king Jehoash to death in Millo in Jerusalem (2 Kings 12:21).

3. 2 Chronicles 17:18.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

the Lord's dowry; having a dowry

Naves Topical Index

1. Son of Shomer, and one of the assassins of King Jehoash
2 Kings 12:21; 2 Chronicles 24:26

2. Son of Obed-Edom
1 Chronicles 26:4

3. A Benjamite chief who commanded one hundred and eighty thousand men
2 Chronicles 17:18

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(whom Jehovah gave).

  1. A Korhite Levite, second son of Obed-edom, and one of the porters of the south gate of the temple and of the storehouse there in the time of David. (1 Chronicles 26:4,15) compared with Nehemiah 12:25 (B.C. 1014.)
  2. A Benjamite, captain of 180,000 armed men, in the days of King Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 17:18) (B.C. 910.)
  3. Son of Shomer or Shimrith, a Moabitish woman, who with another conspired against King Joash and slew him in his bed. (2 Kings 2:21; 2 Chronicles 24:26) (B.C. 837.)