Shamir (Shay´muhr; Heb., “thorn”)

1 A Levite, the son of Micah (1Chr 24:24). 2 The hometown of Tola, one of the minor judges (Judg 10:1-2). 3 A hill country village assigned to the territory of the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:48), probably modern el-Bireh, about twelve miles southwest of Hebron.

1Chr 24:24

24The sons of Uzziel, Micah; of the sons of Micah, Shamir.

Judg 10:1-2

Tola and Jair
1After Abimelech, Tola son of Puah son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, who lived at Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim, rose to deliver Israel.2He ... View more

Josh 15:48

48And in the hill country, Shamir, Jattir, Socoh,

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