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Meremoth

Meremoth [N] [E] [H]

(elevations ),

  1. Son of Uriah or Urijah the priest, of the family of Koz or Hakkoz, the head of the seventh course of priests as established by David. In ( Ezra 8:33 ) Meremoth is appointed to weigh and register the gold and silver vessels belonging to the temple. In the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah we find Meremoth taking an active part. ( Nehemiah 3:4 )
  2. A layman of the sons of Bani, who had married a foreign wife. ( Ezra 10:36 )
  3. A priest, or more probably a family of priests, who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:5 )

[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 'Meremoth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.