|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
A person of Shunem (1 Kings 1:3; 2 Kings 4:12). The Syr. and Arab. read "Sulamite."
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
shoo'-na-mit (shunammith, shunammith; Codex Vaticanus Somaneitis; Codex Alexandrinus Soumanites): Applied to natives of Shunem.
(1) Abishag, who was brought to minister to the aged king David, love for whom led Adonijah to his doom (1 Kings 1:3, 15; 1 Kings 2:17, etc.).
(2) The woman, name unknown, whose son Elisha raised from the dead (2 Kings 4:12, etc.). Later when apparently she had become a widow, after seven years' absence on account of famine, in the land of the Philistines, she returned to find her property in the hands of others. Elisha's intervention secured its restoration (2 Kings 8:1-6).
(3) The Shulammite (Songs 6:13). In this name there is the exchange of "l" for "n" which is common.
Shunammite (8 Occurrences)
1 Kings 1:3 So they sought for a beautiful young lady throughout all the borders of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
1 Kings 1:15 Bathsheba went in to the king into the chamber. The king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
1 Kings 2:17 He said, "Please speak to Solomon the king (for he will not tell you'no'), that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
1 Kings 2:21 She said, "Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah your brother as wife." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
1 Kings 2:22 King Solomon answered his mother, "Why do you ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? Ask for him the kingdom also; for he is my elder brother; even for him, and for Abiathar the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
2 Kings 4:12 He said to Gehazi his servant, "Call this Shunammite." When he had called her, she stood before him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
2 Kings 4:25 So she went, and came to the man of God to Mount Carmel. It happened, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, "Behold, there is the Shunammite. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)
2 Kings 4:36 He called Gehazi, and said, "Call this Shunammite!" So he called her. When she had come in to him, he said, "Take up your son." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)