me-shez'-a-bel (meshezebhe'el, "God a deliverer"; the King James Version Meshezabeel, me-shez'-a-bel):
(1) A priest, ancestor of Meshullam, who assisted Nehemiah in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:4).
(2) One of the chiefs of the people giving name to the family which sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:21).
(3) A descendant of Judah through Zerah, and father of Pethahiah (Nehemiah 11:24).
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