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shemer in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(preserved), the owner of the hill on which the city of Samaria was built. #1Ki 16:24| (B.C. 917.) [SAMARIA]

shemer in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

SHE'MER (lees of wine), the owner of the hill which King Omri bought and covered with the city of Samaria, giving it its former owner's name. 1 Kgs 16:24.

shemer in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Owner of the hill which Omri bought for two silver talents. On it Omri built Samaria (Shomeron, Hebrew), named from Shemer Shomer, the form in 1 Chronicles 7:32, answers better to the name Shomeron than Shemer (1 Kings 16:24).