Character Study on Shillem

Character Study on Shillem

Genesis 46: And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.
Numbers 26: Of Jezer, the family of the Jezerites: of Shillem, the family of the Shillemites.
1 Chronicles 9: And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasiai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
2 Chronicles 28: Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against them that came from the war,
Nehemiah 11: And his brethren, chief of the fathers, two hundred forty and two: and Amashai the son of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shillem, Shillemites
SHILLEM, SHILLEMITES . See Shallum, No. 7 .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Shillem
(sshihl' hehm) Personal name meaning, “he has replaced or repaid.” Son of Naphtali and original ancestor of clan in that tribe (Genesis 46:24 ). 1 Chronicles 7:13 has “Shallum.”

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shillem
SHILLEM or SHALLUM. 1 Chronicles 7:13. Ancestor of the SHILLEMITES (Genesis 46:24; Numbers 26:49).

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shillem
Peace; perfection; retribution

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Shil'Lemites, the, - [Shillem ]
Shillem, Shillemites - Shillem, ShillemITES
Shillemite - (sshihl' lehm ite) Member of clan of Shillem (Numbers 26:49 )
Shillem - Shillem or SHALLUM. Ancestor of the ShillemITES (Genesis 46:24; Numbers 26:49)
Shallum - 1 Chronicles 7:13; Shillem in Genesis 46:24; Numbers 25:48-49
Shallum - A son of Naphtali ( 1 Chronicles 7:13 ), called in Genesis 46:24 and Numbers 26:49 Shillem , with the gentilic name Shillemites ( Numbers 26:49 )