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The meaning of Meshullam in the Bible
(From International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)

me-shul'-am (meshullam, "resigned" or "devoted"; compare Arabic Muslim; Mesollam): An Old Testament name very common in post-exilic times.

(1) The grandfather of Shaphan (II Kings 22:3).

(2) A son of Zerubbabel (I Chronicles 3:19).

(3) A Gadite (I Chronicles 5:13).

(4) (5) (6) Three Benjamites (I Chronicles 8:17; I Chronicles 9:7-8).

(7) The father of Hilkiah (I Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 11:11).

(8) A priest, son of Meshillemith (I Chronicles 9:12); the parallel list (Nehemiah 11:13) omits the name.

(9) A Kohathite appointed by Josiah as one of the overseers to direct the repairs of the temple (II Chronicles 34:12).

(10) One of the chief men sent by Ezra to procure Levites to go up with him to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:16; compare 1 Esdras 8:44).

(11) A Levite opposed to Ezra's regulations anent marriage with foreigners (Ezra 10:15; 1 Esdras 9:14).

(12) One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:29; compare 1 Esdras 9:30).

(13) One of the repairers of the wall (Nehemiah 3:4, Nehemiah 3:30). His daughter was married to Jehohanan, the son of Tobiah the Ammonite (Nehemiah 6:18).

(14) One of the repairers of the Old Gate (Nehemiah 3:6).

(15) A supporter of Ezra at the reading of the Law (Nehemiah 8:4).

(16) One of those who subscribed the Covenant (Nehemiah 10:20).

(17) A priest who subscribed the Covenant (Nehemiah 10:7).

(18) (19) Two priests at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:13, Nehemiah 12:16).

(20) A porter at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:25).

(21) A processionist at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:33).

John A. Less


See more on the meaning of Meshullam in the Bible:
Meshullam {Easton's Bible Dictionary}
Meshullam {Hitchcock's Bible Name}

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