Shemer shēˈmər [key], in the Bible. 1 Owner and eponym of the hill of Samaria. 2 Founder of a clan in the tribe of Asher. Alternate forms are Shamer and Shomer.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2024, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names: Biographies