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