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Meshullam


Meshul’lam (friend).

1. Ancestor of Shaphan the scribe. 2 Kings 22:3.

2. The son of Zerubbabel. 1 Chron. 3:19.

3. A Gadite in the reign of Jotham king of Judah. 1 Chron. 5:13.

4. A Benjamite, of the sons of Elpaal. 1 Chron. 8:17.

5. A Benjamite, father of Sallu. 1 Chron. 9:7; Neh. 11:7.

6. A Benjamite who lived at Jerusalem after the captivity. 1 Chron. 9:8.

7. The same as Shallum, who was high priest probably in the reign of Amon, and father of Hilkiah. 1 Chron. 9:11; Neh. 11:11.

8. A priest, son of Meshillemith or Meshillemoth the son of Immer, and ancestor of Maasiai or Amashai. 1 Chron. 9:12; comp. Neh. 11:13.

9. A Kohathite or a family of Kohathite Levites, in the reign of Josiah. 2 Chron. 34:12.

10. One of the “heads” sent by Ezra to Iddo, “the head,” to gather together the Levites to join the caravan about to return to Jerusalem. Ezra 8:16.

11. A chief man who assisted Ezra in abolishing the marriages which some of the people had contracted with foreign wives. Ezra 10:15.

12. One of the descendants of Bani, who had married a foreign wife and put her away. Ezra 10:29.

13. Neh. 3:30; 6:18. The son of Berechiah, who assisted in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 3:4.

14. The son of Besodeiah: he assisted Jehoiada the son of Paseah in restoring the old gate of Jerusalem. Neh. 3:6.

15. One of those who stood at the left hand of Ezra when he read the law to the people. Neh. 8:4.

16. A priest or family of priests who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:7.

17. One of the heads of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:20.

18. A priest in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua, and representative of the house of Ezra. Neh. 12:13.

19. Also a priest at the same time as the preceding, and head of the priestly family of Ginnethon. Neh. 12:16.

20. A family of porters, descendants of Meshullam, Neh. 12:25, who is also called Meshelemiah, 1 Chron. 26:1, Shelemiah, 1 Chron. 26:14, and Shallum. Neh. 7:45.

21. One of the princes of Judah at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 12:33.