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Shemaiah


Shemai’ah (heard by Jehovah).

1. A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam. 1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chron. 11:2. (b.c. 972.) He wrote a chronicle containing the events of Rehoboam’s reign. 2 Chron. 12:5, 15.

2. The son of Shechaniah, among the descendants of Zerubbabel. 1 Chron. 3:22; Neh. 3:29.

3. A prince of the tribe of Simeon. 1 Chron. 4:27.

4. Son of Joel, a Reubenite. 1 Chron. 5:4. (b.c. after 1706.)

5. Son of Hasshub, a Merarite Levite. 1 Chron. 9:14; Neh. 11:15.

6. Father of Obadiah or Abda, a Levite. 1 Chron. 9:16.

7. Son of Elizaphan, and chief of his house in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 15:8, 11. (b.c. 1043.)

8. A Levite, son of Nethaneel, and also a scribe in the time of David. 1 Chron. 24:6. (b.c. 1014.)

9. The eldest son of Obed-edom the Gittite. 1 Chron. 26:4, 6–7. (b.c. 1014.)

10. A descendant of Jeduthun the singer, who lived in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 29:14.

11. One of the sons of Adonikam who returned with Ezra. Ezra 8:13.

12. One of Ezra’s messengers. Ezra 8:16.

13. A priest of the family of Harim, who put away his foreign wife at Ezra’s bidding. Ezra 10:21. (b.c. 458.)

14. A layman of Israel, son of another Harim, who had also married a foreigner. Ezra 10:31. (b.c. 458.)

15. Son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, a prophet in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 6:10. (b.c. 446.)

16. The head of a priestly house who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:8; 12:6, 18. (b.c. 410.)

17. One of the princes of Judah at the time of the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 12:34. (b.c. 446.)

18. One of the choir on the same occasion. Neh. 12:36.

19. A priest. Neh. 12:42.

20. A false prophet in the time of Jeremiah. Jer. 29:24–32.

21. A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron. 17:8. (b.c. 909.)

22. A Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 31:15. (b.c. 726.)

23. A Levite in the reign of Josiah. 2 Chron. 35:9. (b.c. 628.)

24. The father of Urijah of Kirjathjearim. Jer. 26:20. (b.c. before 608.)

25. The father of Delaiah. Jer. 36:12. (b.c. before 605.)