Shemu'el (Heb. Shemuel', שׁמוּאֵל, heard of God, the same as Samuel [q.v.]), the name of three Hebrews.
1. (Sept. Σαλαμούλ.) Son of Ammihud and commissioner from the tribe of Simeon, among those appointed by Moses to divide Palestine (Nu 34:20). B.C. 1618.
2. (Sept. Σαμουήλ.) A more correct Anglicism (1Ch 6:33) of the, name of the prophet Samuel (q.v.).
3. (Sept. Ισαμουήλ.) A descendant of Tola, the son of Issachar, among the chiefs of that tribe in David's time (1Ch 7:2). B.C. 1014.