Shammah

Shammah (Sham´uh)

1 The son of Reuel who was born to Esau and Basemath. Along with his brothers Nahath, Zerah, and Mizzah, Shammah was a chief of Reuel in the land of Edom (Gen 36:13, Gen 36:17); see also Isaac’s genealogy in (1Chr 1:37). 2 The third of Jesse’s eight sons who passed before Samuel in order to determine who was the Lord’s anointed (1Sam 16:6-10). He was one of the three eldest sons, who followed Saul into battle against the Philistines, and to whom his younger brother David took provisions from Jesse in Bethlehem to the valley of Elah (1Sam 17:12-54). 3 The son of Agee the Haraite who is listed as one of three warriors in the army of David. While others fled from the Philistines at Lehi, Shammah took his stand in a plot of lentils and slew the enemy (2Sam 23:11-12).

Gen 36:13

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Gen 36:17

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1Chr 1:37

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1Sam 16:6-10

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1Sam 17:12-54

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2Sam 23:11-12

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