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Metaphysical meaning of Shemariah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Shemariah (mbd)
Shemariah, shem-a-ri-ah (Heb.)--Jehovah has kept; whom Jehovah keeps; Jehovah keeps guard; Jah watches; Jehovah is the shepherd; safe-keeping of the Lord.

a One of "Saul's brethren of Benjamin" who came to David at Ziklag (I Chron. 12:5). b Son of Rehoboam (II Chron. 11:19). c Two men of Israel who had married foreign women, but put them away at the command of Ezra (Ezra 0:32, 41).

Meta. Faith in the keeping, protecting, sustaining power of God, through Jehovah, the indwelling Christ (Jehovah keeps guard, whom Jehovah keeps, safekeeping of the Lord), being awakened and established in the phases or faculties of man's being that are represented by the different tribes of Israel (Benjamin and Judah) to which the men named Shemariah belonged.

Preceding Entry: Shemaiah
Following Entry: Shemeber