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Shem .

Hebrew: שם בן־נח, Arabic: سام, Greek: Σημ, Russian: Сим
Also Known As: "Sam", "Melchizedek", "Sum", "Ge'ez: ሴም"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Shulon, East Eden
Death: -1602 (599-601)
Salem, Jerusalem, Canaan
Place of Burial: Salem (Jerusalem), Canaan
Immediate Family:

Son of Noah . and Naamah .
Husband of Eliakim; Sedeqetelebab .; 11 Nahalath Mahnuk; Nora; 11 Olla and 2 others
Father of Elam .; Lud .; Aram .; Asshur .; Arpachshad King of Arrapachtis . and 3 others
Brother of Japheth . and Ham .

Occupation: King of Jerusalem, King of Salem
Managed by: Private User
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About Shem

Wikipedia: Shem and שם

Please do NOT merge this profile with any profiles for Sceaf. The sources for the two are nothing alike. As such they can NOT even possibly be a match.


Book of Jasher

A rabbinic document that surfaced in the 17th century, claiming to be the lost Book of Jasher provides some names not found in any other source. Some have reconstructed more complete genealogies based on this information as follows:

The sons of Shem were:

  • Elam "eternity" (sons were Shushan, Machul and Harmon)[3] - (Elamites and Khuzestanis)
  • Asshur "a step" or "strong" (sons were Mirus and Mokil)
  • Arphaxad (sons were Shelach, Anar and Ashcol) - Chaldeans, Hebrews (Israelites, Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Ishmaelites, and Qahtanites)
  • Ziezi - son of Shem and a grandson of Noah. His name is mentioned in the excerpt Ziezi ex quo vulgares meaning "Ziezi, of whom the Bulgars" but being regarded by some as the first European reference to the Bulgars as a people. (Bulgars and Thracians—though modern scholarship classifies neither as Semitic; the former being Turkic and the latter Indo-European)
  • Lud "strife" (sons were Pethor and Bizayon) - (Ludim, Lubim, Ludians, Ludu, Lydians, and other related groups in Asia Minor—generally classified today as Indo-European).
  • Aram "exalted" (sons were Uz, Chul, Gather and Mash) - (Aramaeans).

Islamic literature describes Shem as one of the believing sons of Noah. Some sources even identify Shem as a prophet in his own right and that he was the next prophet after his father.[1] In one Muslim legend, Shem was one of the people that God made Jesus resurrect as a sign to the Children of Israel.

The 1st-century historian Flavius Josephus, among many others, recounted the tradition that these five sons were the progenitors of the nations of Elam, Assyria, Chaldea, Lydia, and Levantine, respectively.

According to some Jewish traditions (e.g., B. Talmud Nedarim 32b; Genesis Rabbah 46:7; Genesis Rabbah 56:10; Leviticus Rabbah 25:6; Numbers Rabbah 4:8.), Shem is believed to have been Melchizedek, King of Salem whom Abraham is recorded to have met after the battle of the four kings.

Om Shem (Dansk)

(Den angelsaksiske krønike viser Sem som far til Bedwig) stamfader Asien, eponym af SHEMITIDY, som vist (med variant stavemåder) Gheter osv. er undertiden vist som børn, undertiden som børnebørn; poss. aka Melkisedekske (qv), Renown«; poss. King of SALEM eller JERUSALEM; poss. Priest af Aton (Adonai) poss. aka Shamash GUD af Sun, qv; poss. aka Tuisto af GERMANIA, qv, 4:e profet seglet

Acerca de Shem (Español)

Dos años después del diluvio, cuando Sem tenía cien años, nació su hijo Arfaxad. Después de esto, Sem vivió quinientos años más, y tuvo otros hijos e hijas. (Gén. 11:10-11). Sem mismo pudo haber escrito esta genealogía puesto que su vida, superó los 427 años desde el diluvio hasta Abraham. Sem pudo haber nacido alrededor del año 2448 a. de J.C., su vida se extendió por seiscientos años, a lo largo de ocho generaciones de setenta años cada una! Lo que indicaría que Sem murió en el año 1848 aproximadamente.

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Shem's Timeline

-2360
-2360
Susan

(21) También le nacieron hijos a Sem, padre de todos los Bene-Heber y hermano mayor de Jafet.
(22) Son hijos de Sem: Elam, Asur, Arfaxad, Lud, Aram y Cainán.

Hijos de Sem: Elam, Asur, Arfacsad, Lud y Aram

-2340
-2340
İzmir, Turkey
-2339
-2339
Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)
-2202
-2202
Shulon, East Eden

32 Y siendo Noé de quinientos años, engendró a Sem, a Cam y a Jafet.

-2142
-2142
Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)
-2102
-2102
Ur, Chaldea, Babylon

10 Estas son las generaciones de Sem: Sem, de edad de cien años, engendró a Arfaxad, dos años después del diluvio.

-1602
-1602
Age 599
Salem, Jerusalem, Canaan

11 Y vivió Sem, después que engendró a Arfaxad, quinientos años, y engendró hijos e hijas.