watchman. (1.) A Simeonite (1 Chr. 4:37). (2.) The father of one of the “valiant men” of David’s armies (1 Chr. 11:45). (3.) Assisted at the purification of the temple in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:13).
watchman, the fourth son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13; 1 Chr. 7:1; R.V., correctly, “Shimron”).
watch-post, an ancient city of the Canaanites; with its villages, allotted to Zebulun (Josh. 19:15); now probably Semunieh, on the northern edge of the plain of Esdraelon, 5 miles west of Nazareth.
the same, probably, as Shimron (Josh. 12:20).
the shining one, or sunny, the secretary of Rehum the chancellor, who took part in opposing the rebuilding of the temple after the Captivity (Ezra 4:8, 9, 17-23).