Meshullam

Meshullam
   Befriended.
   1) One of the chief Gadites in Bashan in the time of Jotham (1 Chr. 5:13).
   2) Grandfather of Shaphan, "the scribe," in the reign of Josiah (2 Kings 22:3).
   3) A priest, father of Hilkiah (1 Chr. 9:11; Neh. 11:11), in the reign of Ammon; called Shallum in 1 Chr. 6:12.
   4) A Levite of the family of Kohath (2 Chr. 34:12), in the reign of Josiah.
   5) 1 Chr. 8:17.
   6) 1 Chr. 3:19.
   7) Neh. 12:13.
   8) A chief priest (Neh. 12:16).
   9) One of the leading Levites in the time of Ezra (8:16).
   10) A priest (1 Chr. 9:12).
   11) One of the principal Israelites who supported Ezra when expounding the law to the people (Neh. 8:4).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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