shemaiah

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whom Jehovah heard. (1.) A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam (1 Kings 12:22-24). (2.) Neh. 3:29. (3.) A Simeonite (1 Chr. 4:37). (4.) A priest (Neh. 12:42). (5.) A Levite (1 Chr. 9:16). (6.) 1 Chr. 9:14; Neh. 11:15. (7.) A Levite in the time of David, who with 200 of his brethren took part in the bringing up of the ark from Obed-edom to Hebron (1 Chr. 15:8). (8.) A Levite (1 Chr. 24:6). (9.) The eldest son of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 26:4-8). (10.) A Levite (2 Chr. 29:14). (11.) A false prophet who hindered the rebuilding of Jerusalem (Neh. 6:10). (12.) A prince of Judah who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:34-36). (13.) A false prophet who opposed Jeremiah (Jer. 29:24-32). (14.) One of the Levites whom Jehoshaphat appointed to teach the law (2 Chr. 17:8). (15.) A Levite appointed to "distribute the oblations of the Lord" (2 Chr. 31:15). (16.) A Levite (2 Chr. 35:9). (17.) The father of Urijah the prophet (Jer. 26:20). (18.) The father of a prince in the reign of Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:12).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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