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Entry for Strong's #08098 - שְׁמַעְיָהוּ

Transliteration
shema‛yâh, shema‛yâhû
Phonetics
shem-aw-yaw', shem-aw-yaw'-hoo  
Word Origin
from (08085) and (03050)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Shemaiah = “heard by Jehovah”

1) a prophet of the Lord in the reign of king Rehoboam of Judah

2) the Nehelamite, a false prophet in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

3) father of Delaiah, one of the princes of Judah in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

4) an inhabitant of Kirjathjearim and father of Urijah, a prophet of the Lord in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

5) a Judaite, son of Shechaniah, father of Hattush, and descendant of Zerubbabel

6) a Simeonite, father of Shimri

7) a Reubenite, son of Joel and father of Gog

8) a Merarite Levite, son of Hasshub in the time of Nehemiah

9) a Levite, son of Galal and father of Obadiah

10) a Levite and head of the family of the sons of Elizaphan who were commissioned to bring the ark to Jerusalem in the time of David

11) a Levite and scribe, son of Nethaneel in the time of David

12) a Levite, 1st son of Obed-Edom in the time of David

13) a Levite, descendant of Jeduthun the singer in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

14) a Levite, one of the messengers of Ezra to Iddo

15) a Levite in the time of king Jehoshaphat of Judah

16) a Levite, one of several in charge of distributing the free will offerings brought to God to their Levite brethren in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

17) a Levite in the time of king Josiah of Judah

18) head of a family of exiles who returned with Ezra

19) a priest, of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

20) an Israelite of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

21) son of Delaiah, grandson of Mehetabeel, and a false prophet hired by Tobiah and Sanballat to give false guidance to Nehemiah

22) a priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah and participated in the dedication of the wall

23) a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

24) a leader of the people at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

25) grandfather of the priest Zechariah who participated in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah

26) another of the priests who along with 25 took part in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (41) NAS (41) HCS (41)
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 4
Nehemiah 10
Jeremiah 5
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 4
Nehemiah 10
Jeremiah 5
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 12
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 4
Nehemiah 10
Jeremiah 6
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 39
n-p 37
n-p 37
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שְׁמַעְיָ֫ה(וּׅ proper name, masculine Σαμαιας etc.: שְׁמַעְיָה

1 prophet, Rehoboam's time 1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chronicles 12:5,7,15; = יָהוּ- 2 Chronicles 11:2.

2 Jeremiah's time:

a. false prophet Jeremiah 29:31 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 29:32 = יָהוּ- Jeremiah 29:24.

b.יָהוּ- Jeremiah 36:12.

3 יָהוּ- a prophet's father Jeremiah 26:20.

4 descendant of Zerubbabel 1 Chronicles 3:22 (twice in verse).

5 in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:37.

6 in Reuben 1 Chronicles 5:4.

7 Levites:

a. 1 Chronicles 9:14.

b. 1 Chronicles 9:16 = שַׁמּוּעַ 3

c. 1 Chronicles 15:8,11

d. 1 Chronicles 24:6.

e. 1 Chronicles 26:4,6,7

f. 2 Chronicles 29:14.

g. Ezra 8:16.

h. Nehemiah 11:15. Also יָהוּ-

i. 2 Chronicles 17:8.

j. 2 Chronicles 31:15.

k. 2 Chronicles 35:9.

8 companions of Ezra:

a. Ezra:

a. Ezra 8:13.

b. Ezra 6:10.

10 priests:

a. Nehemiah 10:9; Nehemiah 12:42.

b. Nehemiah 12:6.18.

c. Nehemiah 12:35d. Nehemiah 12:36.

11 a prince Nehemiah 12:34.

אֶשְׁתְּמוֺעַ see above.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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List of Word Forms
וְלִֽשְׁמַֽעְיָ֤ה וּֽשְׁמַֽעְיָ֔ה וּֽשְׁמַֽעְיָ֖ה וּֽשְׁמַֽעְיָ֜ה וּֽשְׁמַֽעְיָ֜הוּ וּֽשְׁמַֽעְיָ֤ה וּֽשְׁמַעְיָ֑ה וּשְׁמַֽעְיָ֨הוּ ולשמעיה ושמעיה ושמעיהו לִֽ֠שְׁמַעְיָה לִֽשְׁמַעְיָ֖ה לשמעיה מעיהו שְֽׁמַֽעְיָ֡הוּ שְֽׁמַֽעְיָ֧ה שְֽׁמַֽעְיָה֩ שְֽׁמַעְיָ֡ה שְׁ֠מַעְיָהוּ שְׁמַֽעְיָ֑ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֔ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֖ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֗ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֣ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֤ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֥ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֥הוּ שְׁמַֽעְיָ֧ה שְׁמַֽעְיָ֧ה ׀ שְׁמַֽעְיָֽה׃ שְׁמַעְיָ֑ה שְׁמַעְיָ֔הוּ שְׁמַעְיָ֖ה שְׁמַעְיָ֗ה שְׁמַעְיָ֣ה שְׁמַעְיָ֥ה שְׁמַעְיָ֥הוּ שְׁמַעְיָ֧ה שמעיה שמעיה׃ שמעיהו liš·ma‘·yāh Lishmayah lišma‘yāh ma‘·yā·hū ma‘yāhū mayahu šə·ma‘·yā·hū šə·ma‘·yāh šəma‘yāh šəma‘yāhū shemaYah shemaYahu ū·šə·ma‘·yā·hū ū·šə·ma‘·yāh ūšəma‘yāh ūšəma‘yāhū ushemaYah ushemaYahu velishmaYah wə·liš·ma‘·yāh wəlišma‘yāh

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