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ATS Bible Dictionary

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Additional Resources
• Nave's Topical Bible
» Shemaiah
• Easton's Bible Dictionary
» Shemaiah
• Fausset's Bible Dictionary
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• Hitchcock's Bible Names
» Shemaiah
• Smith's Bible Dictionary
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• International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
» Shemaiah
Hebrew - Shemaiah

1. A prophet of Israel, by whom God forbade Rehoboam to endeavor to coerce the ten tribes back to their allegiance, and called the king and his court to repent at the invasion of Shishak. He is said to have written the history of Rehoboam’s reign, 1 Kings 12:22-24 2 Chronicles 12:5-8,15.

2. A Levite, who made a registry of the twenty-four priestly classes, 1 Chronicles 15:8,11 24:6.

3. A false prophet among the exiled Jews in Babylon, who opposed the prophet Jeremiah, and incurred divine judgments on himself and his family. For his name, Nehelamite, a dreamer, Jeremiah 29:24-32.

4. A false prophet in the pay of Sanballat and Tobiah, who sought to terrify Nehemiah into the cowardly in forbidden step of taking refuge within the temple, Numbers 3:38 Nehemiah 6:10-14.

Copyright Statement
These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'SHEMAIAH'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".
<>. 1859.


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