Smith’s Bible Dictionary
“Shamir” means n point or thorn.
- A town in the mountain district of Judah. (Joshua 15:48) only. It probably lay some eight or ten miles south of Hebron.
- A place in Mount Ephraim, the residence and burial-place of Tola the judge. (Judges 10:1,2) Perhaps Samur , half-way between Samaria and Jenin .
- A Kohathite, son of Micah or Michal, the first-born of Uzziel. (1 Chronicles 24:24)