Shemari'ah (Heb. Shemaryah', שׁמִריָה, kept of Jehovah; or, in the prolonged from [1Ch 12:5], Shemarya'hu, שׁמִריָהוּ; Sept. Σαμαρία, v.r. Σαμαρεία, Σαμαραία, Σαμορία), the name of four Hebrews.
1. One of the valiant Benjamites who joined David at Ziklag (1Ch 12:5). B.C. 1054.
2. Middle named of the three sons of Rehoboam by his second wife, Abihail (2Ch 11:19. A.V. "Shamariah"). B.C. cir. 973.
3. A laymaan, of the "sons of Harim" who divorced his Gentile wife after the captivity (Ezr 10:32). B.C. 458.
4. Another layman of the "sons of Bani" who did the same (Ezr 10:41). B.C. 458.