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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8105 - שֶׁמֶר
1) lees, dregs
2853) rms (סהמר ShMR) AC: Guard CO: Brier AB: Custody: A close watching of something for guarding or protecting. Shepherds constructed corrals of briers at night to protect the flock from predators. [from: nx- from the thorns used in constructing a corral]
V) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Guard: To watch over or guard in the sense of preserving or protecting. KJV (468): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) keep, observe, heed, keeper, preserve, beware, mark, watchman, wait, watch, regard, save - Strongs: H8104 (שָׁמַר)
bm) rims (סהמיר ShMYR) - I. Brier:Used to construct a corral to protect the flock at night. II. Shamiyr:An unknown sharp stone such as flint or obsidian. KJV (11): brier, adamant, diamond - Strongs: H8068 (שָׁמִיר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שֶׁמֶר only pl. שְׁמָרִים m. dregs (of wine), so called because, when wine is kept on the lees, its strength and colour are preserved. קָפָא עַל שְׁמָרָיו, שָׁקַט Jeremiah 48:11; Zephaniah 1:12, to be settled on one’s lees, to lead a quiet and tranquil life; a metaphor taken from wine, Isaiah 25:6, שְׁמָרִים מְזֻקָּקִים “lees racked off,” i.e. old and most excellent wine afterwards purified from the lees.
(2) [Shemer, Shamer], pr.n.
(a) 1 Kings 16:24.
(b) 1 Chronicles 6:31.
(c) 1 Chronicles 8:12.
(d) 1 Chronicles 7:34, for which there is, verse 32 1 Chronicles 7:32, שֹׁמֵר.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13