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

A sharp thorn.

1. One of the sons of Michah (1 Chronicles 24:24).

2. A town among the mountains of Judah (Joshua 15:48); probably Somerah, 2 1/2 miles north-west of Debir.

3. The residence of Tola, one of the judges, on Mount Ephraim (Judges 10:1, 2).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

Shamer, prison; bush; lees; thorn

Naves Topical Index

1. A city in the mountains of Judah
Joshua 15:48

2. A city in Mount Ephraim. Home and burial place of Tola, the judge
Judges 10:1-2

3. Son of Michah, a Levite
1 Chronicles 24:24

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(n point or thorn.)

  1. A town in the mountain district of Judah. (Joshua 15:48) only. It probably lay some eight or ten miles south of Hebron.
  2. A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial-place of Tola the judge. (Judges 10:1,2) Perhaps Samur , half-way between Samaria and Jenin .
  3. A Kohathite, son of Micah or Michal, the first-born of Uzziel. (1 Chronicles 24:24)