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Bible Names N-Z: Shomer


Shomer in Easton's Bible Dictionary watchman. (1.) The mother of Jehozabad, who murdered Joash (2 Kings 12:21); called also Shimrith, a Moabitess (2 Chr. 24:26). (2.) A man of Asher (1 Chr. 7:32); called also Shamer (34).

Shomer in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. (See SHAMER.) 2. Father of Jehozabad. Shimrith is given as the mother in 2 Chronicles 24:26. (See SHIMRITH Keil conjectures that Shomer is a transcriber's error from omitting -th, or else that Shomer was grandfather of Jehozabad.

Shomer in Hitchcock's Bible Names keeper; dregs

Shomer in Naves Topical Bible -1. SHOMER See SHAMER, number two -2. See SHIMRITH

Shomer in Smiths Bible Dictionary (keeper). 1. An Asherite, 1Ch 7:32 also called Shamer. ver. 1Ch 7:34 2. The father (mother ?) of Jehozabad who slew King Joash. 2Ki 12:21 In the parallel passage in 2Ch 24:26 the name is converted into the feminine form Shimrith, who is further described as a Moabitess. [SHIMRITH] (B.C. 839.)

Shomer in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE sho'-mer (shomer): (1) The father of one of the conspirators who killed Joash (2 Ki 12:21). See SHIMEATH. (2) One of the sons of Heber of the tribe of Asher (1 Ch 7:32). See SHEMER.

Shomer Scripture - 1 Chronicles 7:32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister.

Shomer Scripture - 2 Kings 12:21 For Jozachar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, smote him, and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David: and Amaziah his son reigned in his stead.

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