King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

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. One of David's brothers (2 Samuel 13:3); same as Shimea (4).

2. A Benjamite, a descendant of Gibeon (1 Chronicles 8:32); called also Shimeam (9:38).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

Shimeath, that hears, or obeys; perdition

Naves Topical Index

1. A Benjamite:

Son of Mikloth
1 Chronicles 8:32

Called Shimeam
1 Chronicles 9:38

2. See Shammah, 2

Shammah, 2

Smith's Bible Dictionary

  1. Brother of David, and father of Jonathan and Jonadab, (2 Samuel 21:21) called also Shammah, Shimea, and Shimma. (B.C. about 1060.)
  2. A descendant of Jehiel, the father or founder of Gibeon. (1 Chronicles 8:32) (B.C. perhaps 536.)