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Meshullam

Meshullam [N] [E] [H]

(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 )

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