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Shimhi

also known as: Shimi, Shim‘i, Shimei and Shema

Hebrew: שִׁמְעִי —possible meaning: famous

This is a name shared by various Israelite men, one of whom is a Benjamite mentioned in 1 Chronicles 8:21 KJV. The New King James Version spells this name “Shimei” (1 Chronicles 8:21 NKJV), as does the NASB and ESV.

The sons of the man Shimei mentioned in 1 Chronicles 8 are Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi, Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel, Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath.

Article Version: July 12, 2019