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Bible Names N-Z: Shemiramoth


Shemiramoth in Easton's Bible Dictionary most high name. (1.) A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 17:8). (2.) A Levite in David's time (1 Chr. 15:18, 20).

Shemiramoth in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. A Levite of the second degree appointed to play with a psaltery on alamoth (1 Chronicles 15:18; 1 Chronicles 15:20). In Asaph's division, who led with cymbals (1 Chronicles 16:5). 2. 2 Chronicles 17:8.

Shemiramoth in Hitchcock's Bible Names the height of the heavens

Shemiramoth in Naves Topical Bible -1. A Levite musician 1Ch 15:18,20; 16:5 -2. A Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to instruct the people in the law 2Ch 17:8

Shemiramoth in Smiths Bible Dictionary (name of heights, i.e. Jehovah). 1. A Levite of the second degree in the choir formed by David. 1Ch 15:18,20; 16:5 (B.C. 104.) 2. A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 17:8 (B.C. 909.)

Shemiramoth in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE she-mir'-a-moth, she-mi'-ra-moth, shem-i-ra'-moth (shemiramoth; in 2 Ch 17:8, Kethibh shemiramoth; Semeiramoth): The name of a Levitical family. In 1 Ch 15:18,20; 16:5 Shemiramoth is listed among the names of David's choirs; in 2 Ch 17:8 the same name is given among the Levites delegated by Jehoshaphat to teach the Law in the cities of Judah. According to Schrader (KAT (2), 366) the name is to be identified with the Assyrian Sammuramat; the latter occurs as a woman's name on the monuments, more especially on the statues of Nebo from Nimrod. Another suggestion is that Shemiramoth was originally a place-name meaning "image of Shemiram" (= name of Ram or "the Exalted One"). Horace J. Wolf

Shemiramoth Scripture - 1 Chronicles 15:18 And with them their brethren of the second [degree], Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.

Shemiramoth Scripture - 1 Chronicles 16:5 Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;

Shemiramoth Scripture - 2 Chronicles 17:8 And with them [he sent] Levites, [even] Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.

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