Shemaiah


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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.

Shemaiah

suborned to render false prophecy to Nehemiah. [O.T.: Nehemiah 6:10–14]
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This was the case until the last student of Hillel the Elder: Beginning from Rabban Johanan ben Zakkai (Epstein 1938d, 284), all the renowned sages were called by their first names, such as Simeon the Righteous (Epstein 1935a, 2), Shemaiah and Abtalion (Epstein 1935a, 7), without noting any rabbinical title whatsoever ("Rabbi is greater than Rav, Rabban is greater than Rabbi, and his name alone is greater than Rabban") (Halevi 1970, 9).
We are about to do great injury to ourselves!' There was also a man prophesying in the name of the Lord, Uriah son of Shemaiah from Kiriath-jearim, who prophesied against this city and this land the same things as Jeremiah.
(22.) Already in the last part of Jeremiah 29, a certain prophet named Shemaiah is rebuked for also prophesying when, in fact, he had not been divinely commissioned (cf.
Shemaiah, the prophet, warns Rehoboam not to invade the northern kingdom, since the division was the will of God.
Uriah ben Shemaiah was an unknown prophet from Kiriath-jearim, one of the four Gibeonite cities (Josh.
The prophet Shemaiah's one-sentence sermon during this crisis drew a clear connection between Israel's abandonment of Yahweh and Yahweh's abandonment of them (2 Chr 12:5).
29:29); the chronicles of the prophet Shemaiah and Iddo the seer (II Chron.