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Shammai

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(ssham' may i) Abbreviated form of personal name, perhaps meaning, “He heard.” 1. Member of tribe of Judah and clan of Jerahmeel (1Chronicles 2:28,1 Chronicles 2:32 ). 2 . Descendant of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:44 ). 3 . Another descendant of Caleb (1 Chronicles 4:17 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Shammai'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/s/shammai.html. 1991.

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