Shimei


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Shimei

(shĭm`ēī), in the Bible. 1 Benjamite who cursed David. 2 Royal official. 3 Ancestor of Mordecai. 4 Gershonite family. An alternate form is Shimi. 5 Brother of Zerubbabel. 6 Course of priests. 7 Keeper of vineyards.
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Shimei

vilifies David, implying he stole Saul’s throne. [O.T.: II Samuel 16:7–8]
See: Slander
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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On October 11, 2018 Justice Cherere ordered them to submit books of account of their father's Hesbone Shimei Nyong'o multimillion-shilling estate after they were sued by their nephews for failing to include them on the inheritance list.Dr Nyong'o and Dr Nyagoy neither obeyed the orders nor appeared in court.
The governor's father Hesbon Shimei died on November 10, 2006 without a will.
Gao Shimei the director of the NCKU, said that over 3,000 students at eight schools participated in the project to develop bilingual education using English as a mode of instruction for other subjects.
Peng (2010), for example, observes that Chinese students prefer to use the 'shi-prefixed terms' such as 'shixiong' (elder male fellow student), 'shijie' (elder female student) and 'shimei' (younger male fellow student) to address their fellow students in their TAs.
This perspective is enabled by examining Japanese and Russian non-state intellectual relations (which prominently involved such major figures as Saigo Takamori, Lev Tolstoy, Peter Kropotkin, Kotoku Shusui, Arishima Takeo, Futabei Shimei, Vasilii Eroshenko, and Tokutomi Roka), challenging Western modernity as the master narrative for international history involving modern Japan and substituting an "anarchist history" of modern Japan.
Shinsekai chitsujo to nihon no shimei [The new world order and Japan's mission].
Shimei Yan and Yaodong Zhu, School of Management, Zhejiang University.
(25) In fact, already in the Bible we find stoning and cursing one's enemies to be closely associated: King David's enemy Shimei ben Gera is said to have "kept on cursing [David] as he came and he cast stones at David.
Futabatei Shimei, for example, who is often said to be the first modern Japanese novelist).
16:5-13, 19:24: When David was near death, he directed his son Solomon, who became king after him, to punish both Joab and Shimei with death.