Shemer (Shee´muhr; Heb., “watch”?)

1 The owner (or owning clan) of the hill Omri bought and used for his capital city, Samaria (1Kgs 16:24). 2 The father of Bani in the lineage of Temple musicians (1Chr 6:46). 3 An Asherite descendant (1Chr 7:32; 1Chr 7:34; “Shomer” in v. 32).

1Kgs 16:24

Samaria the New Capital
24He bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver; he fortified the hill, and called the city that he built, Samaria ... View more

1Chr 6:46

46son of Amzi, son of Bani, son of Shemer,

1Chr 7:32

32Heber became the father of Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and their sister Shua.

1Chr 7:34

34The sons of Shemer: Ahi, Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.

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