Shema (Shee┬┤muh)

An OT town (Josh 15:26) that may be named after the clan of Shimei (1Chr 4:26-27). It is associated with the Hebron area and the four Calebite clans (1Chr 2:43; as often in the OT, names of persons and places are used interchangeably).

Josh 15:26

26Amam, Shema, Moladah,

1Chr 4:26-27

26The sons of Mishma: Hammuel his son, Zaccur his son, Shimei his son.27Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many children, ... View more

1Chr 2:43

43The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.

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