Hebrew - English Dictionary

H8096 - Shimei

Strong's No.:H8096




Word Origin:From H8088

Bible Usage:Shimeah [from the {margin]} {Shimei} {Shimhi} Shimi.

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


famous; {Shimi} the name of twenty Israelites

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Shimei or Shimhi or Shimi or Shimea = "renowned"

1. a Benjamite, son of Gera of the house of Saul in the time of David

2. a Benjamite, son of Elah and commissariat officer in the time of Solomon

3. the Ramathite in charge of the vineyards of David

4. son of Gershon and grandson of Levi

5. a Levite, son of Jeduthun and chief of the 10th division of singers in the time of David

6. a Levite of the sons of Heman who took part in the purification of the temple in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

7. a Levite, brother of Cononiah in charge of receiving the tithes and offerings in the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah

8. a Levite who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

9. a Judaite, son of Pedaiah and brother of Zerubbabel

10. a Simeonite, son of Zacchur

11. a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah

12. one of the sons of Hashum who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

13. one of the sons of Bani who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

14. a Benjamite, son of Kish, father of Jair, and grandfather of Mordecai in the time of Esther

15. a Levite, son of Jahath, grandson of Gershon, and great grandson of Levi

16. Benjamite, father of Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath. Spelled 'Shimhi'

Bible References:

Shimei ( 41 )
Shimhi ( 1 )
Shimi ( 1 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.