Shimeah

Shimeah

(shĭm`ēə): See ShammahShammah
, in the Bible. 1 Jesse's third son. Alternate forms are Shimea, Shimeah, and Shimma. 2 Duke of Edom, grandson of Esau. 3 In the confusing list of David's mighty men in the Book of Second Samuel, the name Shammah occurs several times, and the
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Shimeah, attendant of the foreman of the la[borers]" (nt tpn dkm l-bb mn XII smc mr rb c[bdm]).
In the service of assisting in Amnon's (schizoid?) hesitancy to pursue his goal of "doing" his sister, Jonadab, his cousin, the son of Shimeah, David's third eldest brother, connived a plan to trick David into bringing Tamar to be alone at Amnon's residence.