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Meraioth

Meraioth [N] [E] [H]

(rebellious ).

  1. A descendant of Eleazar the son of Aaron and head of a priestly house. ( 1 Chronicles 6:61 ; 7:62 ) It is apparently another Meraioth who comes in between Zadok and Ahitub in the genealogy of Azariah. ( 1 Chronicles 9:11 ; Nehemiah 11:11 )
  2. The head of one of the houses of priests, which in the time of Joiakim the son of Jeshua was represented by helkai. ( Nehemiah 12:15 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Meraioth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.