Of the children of Joseph: of Ephraim; Elishama the son of Ammihud: of Manasseh; Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.
On the west side shall be
the standard of the camp of Ephraim according to their armies: and the captain of the sons of Ephraim shall be
Elishama the son of Ammihud.
On the seventh day Elishama the son of Ammihud, prince of the children of Ephraim, offered
And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: this was
the offering of Elishama the son of Ammihud.
And the standard of the camp of the children of Ephraim set forward according to their armies: and over his host was
Elishama the son of Ammihud.
2 Kings 25:
But it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, came, and ten men with him, and smote Gedaliah, that he died, and the Jews and the Chaldees that were with him at Mizpah.
1 Chronicles 3:
Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
1 Chronicles 11:
Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and Jehiel the sons of Hothan the Aroerite,
2 Chronicles 17:
And with them he sent
Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.
Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even
Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
And they went in to the king into the court, but they laid up the roll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe, and told all the words in the ears of the king.
So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll: and he took it out of Elishama the scribe's chamber. And Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes which stood beside the king.
Now it came to pass in the seventh month, that
Ishmael the son of Nethaniah the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, and the princes of the king, even ten men with him, came unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and there they did eat bread together in Mizpah.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(sshay' muh) Personal name meaning, “he has heard.” Military hero under David (1 Chronicles 11:44 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
SHAMA . One of David’s heroes ( 1 Chronicles 11:44 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1 Chronicles 11:44.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Son of Hothan and one of David's mighty men. 1 Chronicles 11:44 .
(n.) A saxicoline singing bird (Kittacincla macroura) of India, noted for the sweetness and power of its song. In confinement it imitates the notes of other birds and various animals with accuracy. Its head, neck, back, breast, and tail are glossy black, the rump white, the under parts chestnut.
Shama - Shama
Hothan - The Aroerite, father of Shama and Jehiel, two of David's mighty men
Megiddo - Here was found the seal of Shama’, ‘the servant of Jerohoam’ probably Jeroboam ii
Division of the Earth - " Faber is inclined to believe that they were the ancestors of the great body of the Hindus, who still retain a lively tradition of the patriarch Shem, Shama, or Sharma; and that the land of Ophir, abounding in gold, so called from one of the sons of Joktan, lay beyond the Indus, eastward