Character Study on Shomer

Character Study on Shomer

2 Kings 12: For Jozachar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, smote him, and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David: and Amaziah his son reigned in his stead.
1 Chronicles 7: And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shomer
SHOMER . 1 . 1 Chronicles 7:32 . See Shemer, No. 3 , 2. 2 Kings 12:21 . See Shimeath.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shomer
1. (See SHAMER.)

2. Father of Jehozabad. Shimrith is given as the mother in 2 Chronicles 24:26. (See SHIMRITH Keil conjectures that Shomer is a transcriber's error from omitting -th , or else that Shomer was grandfather of Jehozabad.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Shomer
The mother of Jehozabad, who murdered Joash (2 Kings 12:21 ); called also Shimrith, a Moabitess (2 Chronicles 24:26 ).

A man of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:32 ); called also Shamer (34).
Chabad Knowledge Base - Shomer shabbat

Holman Bible Dictionary - Shomer
(sshoh' mehr) Personal name meaning, “protector.” 1. Father of one of the murderers of King Joash (2 Kings 12:21 ). See Shimrith . 2. See Shemer 2.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shomer
1. Son of Heber, of the tribe of Asher. 1 Chronicles 7:32 . Called SHAMERin 1 Chronicles 7:34 .

2. The parent of Jehozabad. 2 Kings 12:21 . Here the name is masculine, but perhaps the same is called SHIMRITH,a Moabitess, in 2 Chronicles 24:26 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shomer
Keeper; dregs

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Shomer - (See SHIMRITH Keil conjectures that Shomer is a transcriber's error from omitting -th , or else that Shomer was grandfather of Jehozabad
Shimrith - See Shomer No
Shimrith - 2 Chronicles 24:26; Shomer in 2 Kings 12:21
Sha'Mer - (1 Chronicles 6:46 ) ... Shomer, an Asherite
Shamer - (sshay' muhr) Variant spelling of Shomer or Shemer (1 Chronicles 6:46 ; 1 Chronicles 7:34 )
Shomer - Shomer
Jehub'Bah - (protected ), a man of Asher, son of Shamer or Shomer, of the house of Beriah
Shim'Rith - ( 2 Chronicles 24:26 ) In (2 Kings 12:21 ) she is called Shomer
Shamer - Called Shomer in 1 Chronicles 7:32
Shimrith - In the parallel passage Shomer is the parent and appears to be the father (2 Kings 12:21 )
Shemer - On it Omri built Samaria (Shomeron , Hebrew), named from Shemer Shomer , the form in 1 Chronicles 7:32, answers better to the name Shomeron than Shemer (1 Kings 16:24)
Four guardians - The: A "Shomer," or guardian, is someone responsible for an object belonging to another
Jehozabad - Son of Shomer, or Shimrith: he, with Jozachar, slew Joash king of Judah
Jehozabad - ... ... The son of Shomer, one of the two conspirators who put king Jehoash to death in Millo in Jerusalem (2 Kings 12:21 )
Arba shomrim - "four guardians") A "Shomer," or guardian, is someone responsible for an object belonging to another
Jozacar - In 2 Kings 12:21 it is said that Jozacar ben-Shimeath and Jehozabad ben-Shomer murdered Joash
Shemer - Head of clan of tribe of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:34 ) with variant spelling Shomer (1 Chronicles 7:32 )
Shemer - An Asherite ( 1 Chronicles 7:34 , called in 1 Chronicles 7:32 Shomer)
Jehoz'Abad - ) ... Son of Shomer or Shimrith, a Moabitish woman, who with another conspired against King Joash and slew him in his bed
Shimeath - we ought to read Jehozabad , and undoubtedly Jozacar and Jehozabad are identical, and by scribal repetition (dittography) we have the two really identical names and the varying forms Shimeath , Shimrith , and Shomer
Omri - ... Tirzah had previously been the chief residence of the kings of Israel; but when Omri purchased the hill of Shomeron, 1 Kings 16:24 , he built there a new city, which he called Samaria, from the name of the previous possessor, Shemer or Shomer, and here fixed his royal seat
Uz - From an inscription of Esarhaddon it appears there were in central Arabia, beyond the jebel Shomer, about the modern countries of upper and lower Kaseem, two regions, Bazu and Khazu, answering to Buz and Huz
Samaria - ), who built on it a city and called it after Shomer (1 Kings 16:23-24)