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SHIMRITH (shĭm'rĭth, Heb. shimrîth, watchful). A Moabitess, mother of Jehozabad, who helped to kill Joash king of Judah (2Chr.24.26); also called Shomer (2Kgs.12.21).

SHIMRITH shĭm’ rĭth (שִׁמְרִ֖ית). The mother (or father?) of one of the murderers of Joash, king of Judah (2 Chron 24:26); called SHOMER in 2 Kings 12:21.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A Moabitess, the mother of Jehozabad, one of those that conspired against King Joash (2Ch 24:26). Elsewhere (2Ki 12:21) Jehozabad is described as the son of SHOMER (which see), the same name without the feminine ending.

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