i.e. the native of Shunem, is applied to two persons: Abishag, the nurse of King David, (1 Kings 1:3,15; 2:17,21,22) and the nameless hostess of Elisha. (2 Kings 4:12,25; 36)

-1. A person from the city of Shunem .Abishag, the girl who took care of David 1Ki 1:3 .Desired by Adonijah as wife 1Ki 2:13-25 -2. A woman who gave hospitality to Elisha, and whose son he raised to life 2Ki 4:8-37

A person of Shunem (1 Kings 1:3; 2 Kings 4:12). The Syr. and Arab. read “Sulamite.”