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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #8106 - שֶׁמֶר

Transliteration
shemer
Phonetics
sheh'-mer
Origin
the same as (H8105)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Shemer or Shamer or Shamed = “preserved”

1) the owner of the hill where the city of Samaria was built

2) a Merarite Levite, son of Mahli and father of Bani

3) an Asherite, son of Heber and father of Ahi, Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram. Also ‘Shomer’

4) a Benjamite, son of Elpaal and builder of the towns of Ono and Lod

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (5)
1 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
3
NAS (4)
1 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
HCS (5)
1 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
3
BSB (5)
1 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
3
ESV (5)
1 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
3
WEB (5)
1 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
3
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

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List of Word Forms
וָשָׁ֑מֶד ושמד שֶׁ֔מֶר שֶׁ֖מֶר שָֽׁמֶר׃ שָׁ֑מֶר שמר שמר׃ šā·mer šāmer še·mer šemer Shamer Shemer vaShamed wā·šā·meḏ wāšāmeḏ
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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