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    Shema in Easton's Bible Dictionary rumour. (1.) A Reubenite (1 Chr. 5:8). (2.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:13). (3.) One who stood by Ezra when he read the law (Neh. 8:4). (4.) A town in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:26); the same as Sheba (ver. 5).

    Shema in Fausset's Bible Dictionary A town of Judah (Joshua 15:26), deriving its origin from Hebron, and in its turn colonizing Maon (1 Chronicles 2:43-45; Joshua 15:26).

    Shema in Hitchcock's Bible Names hearing; obeying

    Shema in Naves Topical Bible -1. A city of the tribe of Judah Jos 15:26 -2. A son of Hebron 1Ch 2:43,44 -3. Son of Joel 1Ch 5:8 Called SHEMAIAH 1Ch 5:4 -4. A Benjamite 1Ch 8:13 -5. A man who stood at the right hand of Ezra when he read the law to the people Ne 8:4

    Shema in Smiths Bible Dictionary 1. A Reubenite, ancestor of Bela. 1Ch 5:8 (B.C. before 1090.) 2. Son of Elpaal. 1Ch 8:13 Probably the same as Shimhi. (B.C. after 1450.) 3. One of those who stood at Ezra's right hand when he read the law to the people. Ne 8:4 (B.C. 458.) 4. Jos 15:26 [SHEBA]

    Shema in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE she'-ma (shema`; Samaa): A city of Judah in the Negeb (Josh 15:26). If, as some think, identical with SHEBA (which see) of Josh 19:2, then the latter must have been inserted here from Josh 15:26. It is noticeable that the root letters (sh-m-`) were those from which Simeon is derived. Shema is probably identical with Jeshua (Neh 11:26). The place was clearly far South, and it may be Kh. Sa`wah, a ruin upon a prominent hilltop between Kh. `Attir and Khirbet el-Milch. There is a wall around the ruins, of large blocks of conglomerate flint (PEF, III, 409, Sh XXV). E. W. G. Masterman

    Shema Scripture - 1 Chronicles 2:44 And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem begat Shammai.

    Shema Scripture - 1 Chronicles 8:13 Beriah also, and Shema, who [were] heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants of Gath:

    Shema Scripture - Nehemiah 8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, [and] Meshullam.