Mesha in the Bible
1. King of Moab
Tributary to Ahab
- 2 Kings 3:4-5 And Mesha king of Moab was a sheepmaster, and rendered unto the king of Israel an hundred thousand lambs, and an hundred thousand rams, with the wool. 5 But it came to pass, when Ahab was dead, that the king of Moab rebelled against the king of Israel.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for MESHA.
2. Son of Caleb
- 1 Chronicles 2:42 Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his firstborn, which was the father of Ziph; and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Mesha.
3. A place in possession of the Joktanites
- Genesis 10:30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the east.
4. A Benjamite
- 1 Chronicles 8:9 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham,