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Sho’mer (keeper).

1. An Asherite, 1 Chron. 7:32; also called Shamer, ver. 34.

2. The father (mother?) of Jehozabad, who slew King Joash. 2 Kings 12:21. In the parallel passage in 2 Chron. 24:26 the name is converted into the feminine form Shimrith, who is further described as a Moabitess. [Shimrith.] (b.c. 839.)