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(sshee' muhr) Personal name meaning, “protection, preservation.” 1. Modern translations' spelling of Shamer, the father of a Temple musician under David (1 Chronicles 6:46 ). 2 . Head of clan of tribe of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:34 ) with variant spelling Shomer (1 Chronicles 7:32 ). 3 . Original owner of the mount of Samaria for whom Samaria was named (1 Kings 16:24 ). See Samaria.

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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 'Shemer'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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