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Sha’mir (a point or thorn).

1. A town in the mountain district of Judah. Josh. 15:48 only. It probably lay some eight or ten miles south of Hebron.

2. A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial-place of Tola the judge. Judges 10:1, 2. Perhaps Samur, half-way between Samaria and Jenin.

3. A Kohathite, son of Micah or Michal, the first-born of Uzziel. 1 Chron. 24:24.