(Shimʹri) [(Jehovah) has watched, guarded]
3. A Merarite son of Hosah included among the Levitical gatekeepers selected by lot to the assignment W of the sanctuary. Though Shimri was not Hosah’s firstborn, his father appointed him head of the paternal house.—1 Chron. 26:10, 12, 13, 16.
4. One of the Levites who helped dispose of the unclean objects that Hezekiah had cleared out of the temple; descendant of Elizaphan.—2 Chron. 29:12-16.