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MEHIDA (mē-hī'da, Heb. mehîdhā’, renowned). Ancestor and family name of some temple servants (kjv Nethinim) who returned with Zerubbabel from Babylonia to Judah (Ezra.2.52; Neh.7.54).

MEHIDA mĭ hī’ də (מְחִידָ֖א). The eponym of a family of Nethinim who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:52; Neh 7:54; 1 Esd 5:32; KJV MEEDA, ASV MEEDA).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(mechidha’, "renowned"; "Meeda" (1 Esdras 5:32)): Ancestor and patronymic of a family of Nethinim who came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:52; Ne 7:54).