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Hebrew: שֶׁמַע —transliteration: Shema'
This was the name of 3 biblical men and a town.
Shema, father of Raham
1 Chronicles 2:44
Shema, a Reubenite (1 Chronicles 5:8)
Shema, a Benjamite (1 Chronicles 8:13)
Shema, a man who stood by Ezra, after the Exile, when he read the law (Neh. 8:4)
Shema, a town in the south of Judah (Joshua 15:26)
also known as: Sheba (Joshua 15:5)
Article Version: July 12, 2019