|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
The hearing prayer.
(1.) One of David's sons by Bathsheba (1 Chronicles 3:5); called also Shammua (14:4).
(2.) A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chronicles 6:30).
(3.) Another Levite of the family of Gershon (1 Chronicles 6:39).
(4.) One of David's brothers (1 Samuel 16:9, marg.).
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See SHAMMUA and SHAMMAH.
(1) Brother of David.
(2) Son of David (1 Chronicles 3:5, Codex Vaticanus Saman; but in 2 Samuel 5:14 1 Chronicles 14:4, "Shammua").
(3) A Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:30, Codex Vaticanus Somea; Codex Alexandrinus Sama, Lucian, Samaa).
(4) A Gershonite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:39 (24), Semaa).
Shimea (6 Occurrences)
2 Samuel 21:21 And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimeah the brother of David slew him. (Root in KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT NIV)
1 Chronicles 2:13 and Jesse became the father of his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third, (WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
1 Chronicles 3:5 and these were born to him in Jerusalem: Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of Bathshua the daughter of Ammiel; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)
1 Chronicles 6:30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
1 Chronicles 6:39 His brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
1 Chronicles 20:7 When he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea David's brother killed him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)