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Shamir

Meaning: a sharp thorn

This was the name of two places and one biblical man:

  1. One of the sons of Michah (1 Chr. 24:24).

  2. A town among the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:48); probably Somerah, 2 1/2 miles northwest of Debir.

  3. The residence of Tola, one of the judges, on Mount Ephraim (Judg. 10:1, 2).