Metaphysical meaning of Shema (mbd)
Shema, she'-må (Heb.)--sound; music; a hearing; hearkening; obeying; report; rumor; repute; fame.
a A southern city of Judah (Josh. 15:26). b A man of Judah (I Chron. 2:43). c A Reubenite (I Chron. 5:8). d A Benjamite (I Chron. 8:13). e One who stood at the right hand of Ezra when he read the law to the people (Neh. 8:4).