Sheva

Sheva (Shee┬┤vuh)

1 The chief scribe or secretary of King David (2Sam 20:25), elsewhere called Shavsha (1Chr 18:16) and Seraiah (2Sam 8:17). He is probably also the same person called Shisha, the father of two scribes in the time of Solomon (1Kgs 4:3). 2 A Judahite descendant of Caleb (1Chr 2:49).

2Sam 20:25

25Sheva was secretary; Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

1Chr 18:16

16Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelech son of Abiathar were priests; Shavsha was secretary;

2Sam 8:17

17Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelech son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary;

1Kgs 4:3

3Elihoreph and Ahijah sons of Shisha were secretaries; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder;

1Chr 2:49

49She also bore Shaaph father of Madmannah, Sheva father of Machbenah and father of Gibea; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.

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