First name Shema in the world's Bibles

In the bible, Shema is the name of the son of Hebron (1CH 2:43), as well as name of son of Joel (1CH 5:8), Reubenite (1CH 5:3), son of Elpaal (1CH 8:13), and stood on Ezra's right hand as he read from the Law (NEH 8:4). Meaning of the name: hearing; obeying. Related names are: Zechariah, Bela, Azaz . The translations of Shema in 32 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Sê-Ma in Vietnamese to Sem in Dutch!
Name Shema in the world's Bibles
Amam, and Shema, and Moladah, (JOS 15:26)
And the sons of Hebron; Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and Shema. (1CH 2:43)
And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem begat Shammai. (1CH 2:44)
And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baal-meon: (1CH 5:8)
Beriah also, and Shema, who were heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants of Gath: (1CH 8:13)
And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam. (NEH 8:4)
And his brethren by their families, when the genealogy of their generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah, (1CH 5:7)

Popularity of the name Shema in its translations around the world

The map depicts the name ratio per 10.000 people in the total population. Only the exact name form in the respective country's official language Bible translations is counted!

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