Who is Shemida?
#119313. Asked by undudelike. (Dec 14 10 10:43 AM)
Shemida was a man, a son of Gilead who founded the family or clan of the Shemidaites, one of the leading families of the tribe of Manasseh. Among his sons were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi and Aniam.|
The name is found on an ostracon from Samaria dating from the 8th century.SHEMIDA, called also Shemidah.
Shemida was a son of Manasseh according to Numbers 26:32, Joshua 17:2, and 1 Chronicles 7:19.
In Hitchcocks’s Dictionary of Bible Names,
the name “Shemida” means name of knowledge; that puts knowledge.
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