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Mehetabel; Mehetabeel

MEHETABEL; MEHETABEEL

me-het'-a-bel, me-het'-a-bel (mehetah'el, "whom God makes happy"):

(1) Daughter of Matred, wife of Hadad or Hadar, the 8th and apparently last of the kings of Edom (Genesis 36:39; 1 Chronicles 1:50).

(2) Grandfather of that Shemaiah who played a treacherous part against Nehemiah at the suggestion of Tobiah and Sanballat, by trying to persuade Nehemiah to commit sacrilege (Nehemiah 6:10-13).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MEHETABEL; MEHETABEEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.