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MESHILLEMITH, MESHILLEMOTH (mē-shĭl'ē-mith, mē-shĭl'ē-moth, recompense)

Father of Berekiah, a noble Ephraimite who helped to clothe and feed the captives from Judah and to restore them to their homes (2Chr.28.12).Priestly ancestor of Amashsai, who lived at Jerusalem in the Restoration (Neh.11.13). Meshillemith (1Chr.9.12) is another spelling of the same name.

MESHILLEMITH, MESHILLEMOTH mĭ shĭl’ əmĭth, mĭ shĭl’ ə mŏth (מְשִׁלֵּמֹ֖ות). 1. A priest, son of Immer (Neh 11:13).

2. An Ephraimite ancestor of Berechiah, who was chief of his tribe in the reign of Pekah (2 Chron 28:12).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A priest, son of Immer, ancestor, according to 1Ch 9:12, of Adaiah and Pashhur, and according to Ne 11:13, of Amashai. In the latter passage this name is spelled MESHILLEMOTH (which see).

me-shil’-e-moth, me-shil’-e-moth (meshillemoth, "recompense"):

(1) An Ephraimite ancestor of Berechiah, chief of the tribe, in the reign of Pekah (2Ch 28:12).

(2) The "Meshillemith" of Ne 11:13.