Meraioth

Meraioth [N] [H] [S]

rebellions.

  • Father of Amariah, a high priest of the line of Eleazar ( 1 Chronicles 6:6 1 Chronicles 6:7 1 Chronicles 6:52 ).

  • Nehemiah 12:15 , a priest who went to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel. He is called Meremoth in Nehemiah 12:3 .

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Meraioth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Meraioth [N] [E] [S]

    bitterness; rebellious; changing
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Meraioth'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    MERAIOTH

    me-ra'-yoth, me-ri'-oth (merayoth):

    The name varies much in the Greek.

    (1) A Levite, a descendant of Aaron (1 Chronicles 6:6; Ezra 7:3), called "Memeroth" in 1 Esdras 8:2; and "Marimoth" in 2 Esdras 1:2.

    (2) The son of Ahitub and father of Zadok (1 Chronicles 9:11).

    (3) A priestly house of which, in the days of Joiakim, Helkai was head (Nehemiah 12:15). In Nehemiah 12:3 the name is given as "Meremoth."


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MERAIOTH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.