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Shema

Meaning: rumor

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

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

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

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

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

    also known as: Sheba (Joshua 15:5)

Article Version: March 20, 2019