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Hebrew: שֶׁמַע —transliteration: Shema'

This was the name of 3 biblical men and a town.

  1. Shema, father of Raham

    1 Chronicles 2:44

  2. Shema, a Reubenite (1 Chronicles 5:8)

  3. Shema, a Benjamite (1 Chronicles 8:13)

  4. Shema, a man who stood by Ezra, after the Exile, when he read the law (Neh. 8:4)

  5. Shema, a town in the south of Judah (Joshua 15:26)

    also known as: Sheba (Joshua 15:5)

Article Version: July 12, 2019