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SHEMUEL (shĕ-mū'ĕl, Heb. shemû’ēl, name of God). The same as Samuel in Hebrew.

1. A Simeonite, divider of Canaan under Joshua (Num.34.20).

2. A Kohathite Levite in charge of music in the temple (1Chr.6.33; Samuel niv).

3. The head of a house in Issachar (1Chr.7.2; Samuel niv).

SHEMUEL shĕm’ yŏŏ əl (שְׁמוּאֵ֖ל). 1. Son of Ammihud; he represented the tribe of Simeon in the division of the land of Canaan (Num 34:20).

2. A son of Tola; head of a clan of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chron 7:2).

3. The KJV form of Samuel in 1 Chronicles 6:33.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

she-mu’-el, shem’-u-el (shemu’el, "name of God" (?) (1Ch 6:33 (18)); the Revised Version (British and American) Samuel, the prophet (see Samuel); compare Gray, HPN, 200, note 3):

(1) The Simeonite appointed to assist in the division of the land (Nu 34:20). The Massoretic Text should be emended to shelumi’el, to correspond with the form found in Nu 1:6; 2:12; 7:36,41; 10:19. Septuagint has uniformly Salamiel.

(2) Grandson of Issachar (1Ch 7:2) (Codex Vaticanus Isamouel; Codex Alexandrinus and Lucian, Samouel).

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