me-shel-e-mi'-a (meshelemyah, "Yah repays"):

Father of Zechariah, one of the porters of the tabernacle (1 Chronicles 9:21; 26:1,2,9). In the latter passage Meshelemiah, with a final "-u", is credited with "sons and brethren, valiant men, 18." He is the "Shelemiah" of 1 Chronicles 26:14, the "Shallum" of 1 Chronicles 9:17,19,31, and the "Meshullam" of Nehemiah 12:25.

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