mish'-a-el, mi'-sha-el (misha'el, perhaps equals "who is equal to God?"):
(1) A Kohathite, 4th in descent from Levi (Exodus 6:22). He and his brother Elzaphan carried out Moses' order to remove from the sanctuary and the camp the corpses of Nadab and Abihu (Leviticus 10:4).
(2) A supporter of Ezra at the reading of the Law (Nehemiah 8:4).
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