Samai'as (Σαμαίς, but v.r. in Tobit Σεμέας, Σεμελίας, etc.), a Graecized form for the name SHEMAIAH SEE SHEMAIAH (q.v.): a. a Levite (1 Esdr. 1:9), in the reign of Josiah (2Ch 25:9); b. an Israelite (1 Esdr. 8:39) of the "sons" of Adonikam (Ezr 8:13); c. a "great" personage, father of Ananias and Jonathas (Tobit 5:13).

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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