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(sshih mi' daw) Personal name meaning, “The Name has known” or “The Name troubles Himself for.” Clan head among the Gileadites in tribe of Manasseh (Numbers 26:32; compare Joshua 17:2; 1 Chronicles 7:19 ). The Samaritan Ostraca lists Shemida as a territorial name in territory of Manasseh.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Shemida(H)'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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