Meshullam
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Meshullam

peaceable; perfect; their parables

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Meshullam

(friend).

  1. Ancestor of Shaphan the scribe. (2 Kings 22:3)
  2. The son of Zerubbabel. (1 Chronicles 3:19)
  3. A Gadite in the reign of Jotham king of Judah. (1 Chronicles 5:13)
  4. A Benjamite, of the sons of Elpaal. (1 Chronicles 8:17)
  5. A Benjamite, father of Sallu. (1 Chronicles 9:7; Nehemiah 11:7)
  6. A Benjamite who lived at Jerusalem after the captivity. (1 Chronicles 9:8)
  7. The same as Shallum, who was high priest probably in the reign of Amon, and father of Hilkiah. (1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 11:11)
  8. A priest, son of Meshillemith or Meshillemoth the son of Immer, and ancestor of Maasiai or Amashai. (1 Chronicles 9:12) comp. Nehe 11:13
  9. A Kohathite or a family of Kohathite Levites, in the reign of Josiah. (2 Chronicles 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. (Nehemiah 3:30; 6:18) The son of Berechiah, who assisted in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 3:4)
  14. The son of Besodeiah: he assisted Jehoiada the son of Paseah in restoring the old gate of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 3:6)
  15. One of those who stood at the left hand of Ezra when he read the law to the people. (Nehemiah 8:4)
  16. A priest or family of priests who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:7)
  17. One of the heads of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:20)
  18. A priest in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua, and representative of the house of Ezra. (Nehemiah 12:13)
  19. Also a priest at the same time as the preceding, and head of the priestly family of Ginnethon. (Nehemiah 12:16)
  20. A family of porters, descendants of Meshullam, (Nehemiah 12:25) who is also called Meshelemiah, (1 Chronicles 26:1) Shelemiah, (1 Chronicles 26:14) and Shallum. (Nehemiah 7:45)
  21. One of the princes of Judah at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 12:33)
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Befriended.

(1.) One of the chief Gadites in Bashan in the time of Jotham (1 Chronicles 5:13).

(2.) Grandfather of Shaphan, "the scribe," in the reign of Josiah (2 Kings 22:3).

(3.) A priest, father of Hilkiah (1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 11:11), in the reign of Ammon; called Shallum in 1 Chronicles 6:12.

(4.) A Levite of the family of Kohath (2 Chronicles 34:12), in the reign of Josiah.

(5.) 1 Chronicles 8:17.

(6.) 1 Chronicles 3:19.

(7.) Nehemiah 12:13.

(8.) A chief priest (Nehemiah 12:16).

(9.) One of the leading Levites in the time of Ezra (8:16).

(10.) A priest (1 Chronicles 9:12).

(11.) One of the principal Israelites who supported Ezra when expounding the law to the people (Nehemiah 8:4).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MESHULLAM

me-shul'-am (meshullam, "resigned" or "devoted"; compare Arabic Muslim; Mesollam): An Old Testament name very common in post-exilic times.

(1) The grandfather of Shaphan (2 Kings 22:3).

(2) A son of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:19).

(3) A Gadite (1 Chronicles 5:13).

(4) (5) (6) Three Benjamites (1 Chronicles 8:17; 1 Chronicles 9:7, 8).

(7) The father of Hilkiah (1 Chronicles 9:11 Nehemiah 11:11).

(8) A priest, son of Meshillemith (1 Chronicles 9:12); the parallel list (Nehemiah 11:13) omits the name.

(9) A Kohathite appointed by Josiah as one of the overseers to direct the repairs of the temple (2 Chronicles 34:12).

(10) One of the chief men sent by Ezra to procure Levites to go up with him to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:16; compare 1 Esdras 8:44).

(11) A Levite opposed to Ezra's regulations anent marriage with foreigners (Ezra 10:15; 1 Esdras 9:14).

(12) One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:29; compare 1 Esdras 9:30).

(13) One of the repairers of the wall (Nehemiah 3:4, 30). His daughter was married to Jehohanan, the son of Tobiah the Ammonite (Nehemiah 6:18).

(14) One of the repairers of the Old Gate (Nehemiah 3:6).

(15) A supporter of Ezra at the reading of the Law (Nehemiah 8:4).

(16) One of those who subscribed the Covenant (Nehemiah 10:20).

(17) A priest who subscribed the Covenant (Nehemiah 10:7).

(18) (19) Two priests at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:13, 16).

(20) A porter at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:25).

(21) A processionist at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:33).

John A. Less

Strong's Hebrew
4918. Meshullam -- the name of a number of Isr.
... 4917, 4918. Meshullam. 4919 . the name of a number of Isr. Transliteration:
Meshullam Phonetic Spelling: (mesh-ool-lawm') Short Definition: Meshullam. ...
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Library

Josiah
... And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah,
the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/josiah.htm

Reading the Law with Tears and Joy
... Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand Pedaiah, and Mishael,
and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.5. And ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/reading the law with tears.htm

Thesaurus
Meshullam (25 Occurrences)
...MESHULLAM. me-shul'-am (meshullam, "resigned" or "devoted"; compare Arabic Muslim;
Mesollam): An Old Testament name very common in post-exilic times. ...
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Meshul'lam (23 Occurrences)
Meshul'lam. Meshullam, Meshul'lam. Meshullemeth . ... And the sons of Zerubbabel:
Meshullam, and Hananiah; and Shelomith was their sister; (See RSV). ...
/m/meshul'lam.htm - 12k

Berechiah (12 Occurrences)
... (6) The father of Meshullam the builder (Nehemiah 3:4, 30; Nehemiah 6:18). ... Next to
them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ...
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Zerubbabel (25 Occurrences)
... According to 1 Chronicles 3:19, he had one daughter, Shelomith, and seven sons,
Meshullam, Hananiah, Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah and Jushab-hesed. ...
/z/zerubbabel.htm - 20k

Pedai'ah (8 Occurrences)
... Zerubbabel, and Shimei. And the sons of Zerubbabel: Meshullam, and Hananiah;
and Shelomith was their sister; (See RSV). 1 Chronicles ...
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Pedaiah (8 Occurrences)
... Shimei. The sons of Zerubbabel: Meshullam, and Hananiah; and Shelomith was
their sister; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). ...
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Berechi'ah (11 Occurrences)
... And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ...
After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber. ...
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Berekiah (11 Occurrences)
... And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ...
After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber. ...
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Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)
... sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and
for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men ...
/z/zechari'ah.htm - 20k

Repaired (46 Occurrences)
... Next to them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ... After
him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber. ...
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Concordance
Meshullam (25 Occurrences)

2 Kings 22:3
It happened in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, that the king sent Shaphan, the son of Azaliah the son of Meshullam, the scribe, to the house of Yahweh, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 3:19
The sons of Pedaiah: Zerubbabel, and Shimei. The sons of Zerubbabel: Meshullam, and Hananiah; and Shelomith was their sister;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 5:13
Their brothers of their fathers' houses: Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jacan, and Zia, and Eber, seven.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 8:17
and Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hizki, and Heber,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 9:7
Of the sons of Benjamin: Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 9:8
and Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 9:11
and Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 9:12
and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 34:12
The men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to set it forward; and others of the Levites, all who were skillful with instruments of music.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 8:16
Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, who were teachers.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 10:15
Only Jonathan the son of Asahel and Jahzeiah the son of Tikvah stood up against this matter : and Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levite helped them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 10:29
Of the sons of Bani: Meshullam, Malluch, and Adaiah, Jashub, and Sheal, Jeremoth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 3:4
Next to them repaired Meremoth the son of Uriah, the son of Hakkoz. Next to them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. Next to them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 3:6
The old gate repaired Joiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid its beams, and set up its doors, and its bolts, and its bars.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 3:30
After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another portion. After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 6:18
For there were many in Judah sworn to him, because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah the son of Arah; and his son Jehohanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah as wife.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 8:4
Ezra the scribe stood on a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Uriah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 10:7
Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 10:20
Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 11:7
These are the sons of Benjamin: Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jeshaiah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 11:11
Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 12:13
of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 12:16
of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 12:25
Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping the watch at the storehouses of the gates.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 12:33
and Azariah, Ezra, and Meshullam,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Meshullam

Meshullam: A Benjamite

Meshullam: A Chief Who Returned With Ezra

Meshullam: A Gadite of Bashan

Meshullam: A Kohathite and Overseer of the Temple Repairs

Meshullam: A Levite

Meshullam: A Priest

Meshullam: A Prince Who Stood by Ezra when he Read the Law to the People

Meshullam: A Returned Exile

Meshullam: A Son of Zerubbabel

Meshullam: An Aaronite

Meshullam: Grandfather of Shaphan

Meshullam: Son of Bani Who Divorced his Gentile Wife

Meshullam: Three Benjamites

Meshullam: Two Persons Who Rebuilt Portions of the Wall

Meshullam: Two Priests Who Returned With Zerubbabel from Babylon

Meshullam: Two Priests Who Signed the Covenant

Related Terms

Meshul'lam (23 Occurrences)

Berechiah (12 Occurrences)

Zerubbabel (25 Occurrences)

Pedai'ah (8 Occurrences)

Pedaiah (8 Occurrences)

Berechi'ah (11 Occurrences)

Berekiah (11 Occurrences)

Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)

Repaired (46 Occurrences)

Obadi'ah (16 Occurrences)

Jehohanan (9 Occurrences)

Jeroham (11 Occurrences)

Jahzerah (1 Occurrence)

Jero'ham (10 Occurrences)

Jehoha'nan (8 Occurrences)

Repairs (24 Occurrences)

Mosollamus

Malchi'jah (12 Occurrences)

Meshezabel (3 Occurrences)

Meshul'lum (2 Occurrences)

Malchijah (15 Occurrences)

Merai'oth (7 Occurrences)

Ma-asei'ah (23 Occurrences)

Meraioth (7 Occurrences)

Malkijah (13 Occurrences)

Besodeiah (1 Occurrence)

Adaiah (8 Occurrences)

Azaliah (3 Occurrences)

Ahi'tub (15 Occurrences)

Adai'ah (9 Occurrences)

Shephatiah (13 Occurrences)

Sallu (3 Occurrences)

Heber (13 Occurrences)

Section (22 Occurrences)

Ahitub (16 Occurrences)

Uri'ah (32 Occurrences)

Urijah (29 Occurrences)

Maaseiah (25 Occurrences)

Azari'ah (46 Occurrences)

Hanani'ah (28 Occurrences)

Hananiah (28 Occurrences)

Scribe (55 Occurrences)

Strengthened (113 Occurrences)

Ezra (28 Occurrences)

Uriah (33 Occurrences)

Zadok (50 Occurrences)

Hilkijah (30 Occurrences)

Hilki'ah (30 Occurrences)

Understanding (248 Occurrences)

Hilkiah (31 Occurrences)

Quarters (17 Occurrences)

Zebadi'ah (9 Occurrences)

Zi'a (1 Occurrence)

Zalaph (1 Occurrence)

Zia (1 Occurrence)

Zerub'babel (23 Occurrences)

Zebadiah (9 Occurrences)

Ko'hathites (19 Occurrences)

Kolai'ah (1 Occurrence)

Koz (5 Occurrences)

Kolaiah (2 Occurrences)

Nabarias

Uzzi (11 Occurrences)

Overlook (7 Occurrences)

Olamus

Opposed (23 Occurrences)

Jarib (3 Occurrences)

Jacan (1 Occurrence)

Joed (1 Occurrence)

Joiada (5 Occurrences)

Jeshaiah (7 Occurrences)

Josi'ah (50 Occurrences)

Jo'ed (1 Occurrence)

Jibnijah (1 Occurrence)

Jo'rai (1 Occurrence)

Jorai (1 Occurrence)

Jah'zerah (1 Occurrence)

Jesaiah (2 Occurrences)

Joi'ada (4 Occurrences)

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