Meshillemoth in the Bible
1. Father of an Ephramite who protested against the attempt of the Israelites to ensalve their captive brethren
- 2 Chronicles 28:12-13 Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against them that came from the war, 13 And said unto them, Ye shall not bring in the captives hither: for whereas we have offended against the LORD already, ye intend to add more to our sins and to our trespass: for our trespass is great, and there is fierce wrath against Israel.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for MESHILLEMOTH.
2. A priest
- Nehemiah 11:13 And his brethren, chief of the fathers, two hundred forty and two: and Amashai the son of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Meshillemoth.