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Shemaiah

(shĕm'āī`ə), in the Bible. 1 Prophet at the time of Rehoboam. 2 False prophet during the Captivity. 3 False prophet hired to discredit Nehemiah. 4 Descendant of Zerubbabel. 5 Scribe. 6 Korahite. 7 Levite in the time of Jehoshaphat. 8, 9 Levites in the time of Hezekiah. 10, 11 Chief Levites. 12, 13 Chief men in the Exile. 14, 15, 16, 17 Men present at the dedication of the wall. 18 Father of UrijahUrijah
, in the Bible. 1 High priest under King Ahaz. An alternate form is Uriah. 2 Prophet killed by King Jehoiakim. 3 Ancestor of a priestly family. An alternte form is Uriah. 4 Companion of Ezra.
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 (2.) 19 Father of DelaiahDelaiah
, in the Bible. 1 Chief priest. 2 Father of Shemaiah 3, 4 Prince of Jehoiakim.
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 (4.) 20 Merarite Levite. 21 A sealer of the Covenant. 22 Same as ShammuaShammua
or Shammuah
, in the Bible. 1 Son of David and Bath-sheba. 2 Reubenite spy. Num. 13.4. 3 Father of Abda (2.) An alternate form is Shemaiah.
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 (3.) 23, 24 Men who had foreign wives. 25 Repairer of the wall. 26 Simeonite.
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Shemaiah

suborned to render false prophecy to Nehemiah. [O.T.: Nehemiah 6:10–14]
See: Bribery
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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5:1), and Elah Sh'maya V'Arah, "God of Heaven and Earth" (Ez.