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Shimei (shĭmˈēĪ) [key], in the Bible. 1 Benjamite who cursed David. 2 Royal official. 3 Ancestor of Mordecai. 4 Gershonite family. An alternate form is Shimi. 5 Brother of Zerubbabel. 6 Course of priests. 7 Keeper of vineyards.

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