Shemaiah


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (2.) 19 Father of DelaiahDelaiah
, in the Bible. 1 Chief priest. 2 Father of Shemaiah 3, 4 Prince of Jehoiakim.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (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.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (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]
See: Bribery
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Uriah ben Shemaiah was an unknown prophet from Kiriath-jearim, one of the four Gibeonite cities (Josh.
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.
29:29); the chronicles of the prophet Shemaiah and Iddo the seer (II Chron.
A divine oracle through Shemaiah then granted them a partial reprieve: Jerusalem would not be taken, although Shishak's attack and partial victory would show the clear difference between serving Yahweh and forced servitude to foreign kings.