watch-post, an ancient city of the Canaanites; with its villages, allotted to Zebulun (Jos 19:15); now probably Semunieh, on the northern edge of the plain of Esdraelon, 5 miles west of Nazareth.
1. The fourth son of Issachar (Ge 46:18; Nu 26:24 (20), 1Ch 7:1); gentilic Shimronites in Nu 26:24 (20). 2. One of the towns whose kings Jabin called to his assistance (Jos 11:1). It was afterwards allotted to the tribe of Zebulun (Jos 19:15). Its site is unknown. Cf. next article.