What does Shem mean?

Shem meaning in General Dictionary

(Old-Testament) oldest boy of Noah

Shem meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Male

Sentence Examples with the word Shem

Both the 14th and 15th centuries in Spain were largely taken up with controversy, as by Isaac ibn Pulgar (about 1350), and Shem Tobh ibn Shaprut (about 1380), who translated St Matthew's gospel into Hebrew.

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