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Strong's #8098: Shma`yah (pronounced shem-aw-yaw')

or Shmamyahuw {shem-aw-yaw'-hoo}; from 8085 and 3050; Jah has heard; Shemajah, the name of twenty-five Israelites:--Shemaiah.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ּׁ / ׁ

shema‛yâh / shema‛yâhû

Shemaiah = "heard by Jehovah"

1) a prophet of the Lord in the reign of king Rehoboam of Judah

2) the Nehelamite, a false prophet in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

3) father of Delaiah, one of the princes of Judah in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

4) an inhabitant of Kirjathjearim and father of Urijah, a prophet of the Lord in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

5) a Judaite, son of Shechaniah, father of Hattush, and descendant of Zerubbabel

6) a Simeonite, father of Shimri

7) a Reubenite, son of Joel and father of Gog

8) a Merarite Levite, son of Hasshub in the time of Nehemiah

9) a Levite, son of Galal and father of Obadiah

10) a Levite and head of the family of the sons of Elizaphan who were commissioned to bring the ark to Jerusalem in the time of David

11) a Levite and scribe, son of Nethaneel in the time of David

12) a Levite, 1st son of Obed-Edom in the time of David

13) a Levite, descendant of Jeduthun the singer in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

14) a Levite, one of the messengers of Ezra to Iddo

15) a Levite in the time of king Jehoshaphat of Judah

16) a Levite, one of several in charge of distributing the free will offerings brought to God to their Levite brethren in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

17) a Levite in the time of king Josiah of Judah

18) head of a family of exiles who returned with Ezra

19) a priest, of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

20) an Israelite of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

21) son of Delaiah, grandson of Mehetabeel, and a false prophet hired by Tobiah and Sanballat to give false guidance to Nehemiah

22) a priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah and participated in the dedication of the wall

23) a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

24) a leader of the people at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

25) grandfather of the priest Zechariah who participated in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah

26) another of the priests who along with 25 took part in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: from H8085 and H3050



Usage:

This word is used 41 times:

1 Kings 12:22: "of God came unto Shemaiah the man of God, saying,"
1 Chronicles 3:22: "And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah,"
1 Chronicles 3:22: "of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah,"
1 Chronicles 4:37: "the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;"
1 Chronicles 5:4: "The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,"
1 Chronicles 9:14: "And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son"
1 Chronicles 9:16: "And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah"
1 Chronicles 15:8: "Of the sons of Elizaphan; Shemaiah the chief, and his brethren two hundred:"
1 Chronicles 15:11: "for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab,"
1 Chronicles 24:6: " And Shemaiah the son of Nethaneel the scribe, one of the Levites, wrote them before"
1 Chronicles 26:4: "Moreover the sons of Obed-edom were, Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third,"
1 Chronicles 26:6: " Also unto Shemaiah his son were sons born, that ruled throughout the house of their father: for"
1 Chronicles 26:7: "The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men,"
2 Chronicles 11:2: "of the LORD came to Shemaiah the man of God, saying,"
2 Chronicles 12:5: "Then came Shemaiah the prophet to Rehoboam, and to the princes of Judah, that"
2 Chronicles 12:7: "of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, They have humbled themselves; therefore I will not destroy"
2 Chronicles 12:15: "not written in the book of Shemaiah the prophet, and of Iddo the seer concerning genealogies?"
2 Chronicles 17:8: "And with them he sent Levites, even Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan,"
2 Chronicles 29:14: "and of the sons of Jeduthun; Shemaiah, and Uzziel."
2 Chronicles 31:15: "And next him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities"
2 Chronicles 35:9: "Conaniah also, and Shemaiah and Nethaneel, his brethren, and Hashabiah and Jeiel and Jozabad, chief"
Ezra 8:13: "of Adonikam, whose names are these, Eliphelet, Jeiel, and Shemaiah, and with them threescore"
Ezra 8:16: "Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan,"
Ezra 10:21: "And of the sons of Harim; Maaseiah, and Elijah, and Shemaiah, and Jehiel, and Uzziah."
Ezra 10:31: "Eliezer, Ishijah, Malchiah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,"
Nehemiah 3:29: "his house. After him repaired also Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east"
Nehemiah 6:10: "Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel,"
Nehemiah 10:8: "Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah: these were the priests."
Nehemiah 11:15: "Also of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son"
Nehemiah 12:6: " Shemaiah, and Joiarib, Jedaiah,"
Nehemiah 12:18: "Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan;"
Nehemiah 12:34: "Judah, and Benjamin, and Shemaiah, and Jeremiah,"
Nehemiah 12:35: "with trumpets; namely, Zechariah the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah,"
Nehemiah 12:36: "And his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah,"
Nehemiah 12:42: "And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer."
Jeremiah 26:20: "of the LORD, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim, who prophesied against"
Jeremiah 29:24: "Thus shalt thou also speak to Shemaiah the Nehelamite, saying,"
Jeremiah 29:31: "saith the LORD concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite; Because that Shemaiah"
Jeremiah 29:31: "Shemaiah the Nehelamite; Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto you, and I sent"
Jeremiah 29:32: "the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not"
Jeremiah 36:12: "the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah"









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