SHUNI, SHUNITE (shū'nī, shū'nīt, Heb. shûnî). The son of Gad who founded a group known as Shunites (Gen.46.16; Num.26.15). SHUNI shōō’ nī (שׁוּנִ֣י). A son of Gad (Gen 46:16; Num 26:15); ancestral head of the Shunites. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) shoo’-ni, shoo’-nits. (shuni): One of the sons of Gad and his descendants (Ge 46:16; Nu 26:15).