Shamir in the Bible
1. A city in the mountains of Judah
- Joshua 15:48 And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Shamir.
2. A city on Mount Ephraim
The home and burial place of Tola, one of Israel's judges (leaders)
- Judges 10:1-2 And after Abimelech there arose to defend Israel Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he dwelt in Shamir in mount Ephraim. 2 And he judged Israel twenty and three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
3. Son of Michah, a Levite
- 1 Chronicles 24:24 Of the sons of Uzziel; Michah: of the sons of Michah; Shamir.