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Shema

Meaning: rumor

This was the name of three biblical men and one town:

  1. A Reubenite (1 Chronicles 5:8).

  2. A Benjamite (1 Chronicles 8:13).

  3. One who stood by Ezra when he read the law (Neh. 8:4).

  4. A town in the south of Judah (Joshua 15:26); the same as Sheba (ver. 5).