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Shammah

Meaning: desert

This was the name of four biblical men:

  1. One of the “dukes” of Edom (Genesis 36:13, 17).

  2. One of the sons of Jesse (1 Samuel 16:9). He is also called Shimeah (2 Samuel 13:3) and Shimma (1 Chronicles 2:13).

  3. One of David's three mighty men (2 Samuel 23:11-12).

  4. One of David's mighties (2 Samuel 23:25); called also Shammoth (1 Chronicles 11:27) and Shamhuth (27:8).