Meshezabel

MESHEZABEL (mē-shĕz'a-bēl, God delivers)

Ancestor of Meshullam (Neh.3.4).A covenanter with Nehemiah (Neh.10.21).A descendant of Judah through Zerah (Neh.11.24).


MESHEZABEL mĭ shĕz’ ə bĕl (מְשֵׁיזַבְאֵ֑ל, God delivers; KJV MESHEZABEEL). 1. An ancestor of one who helped Nehemiah repair the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:4).

2. One of those who sealed the covenant of Ezra (Neh 10:21).

3. A Judahite; father of Pethahiah (Neh 11:24).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(meshezebhe’el, "God a deliverer"; the King James Version Meshezabeel, me-shez’-a-bel):

(1) A priest, ancestor of Meshullam, who assisted Nehemiah in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem (Ne 3:4).

(2) One of the chiefs of the people giving name to the family which sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Ne 10:21).

(3) A descendant of Judah through Zerah, and father of Pethahiah (Ne 11:24).