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Gender Masculine
Scripts שֵׁם(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. SHEHM(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "name" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Shem is one of Noah's three sons (along with Japheth and Ham) and the ancestor of the Semitic peoples.
Other Languages & CulturesSem(Biblical Greek) Sem(Biblical Latin) Sem(Dutch)

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