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Meremoth

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Meremoth

Exaltations, heights, a priest who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:3), to whom were sent the sacred vessels (Ezra 8:33) belonging to the temple. He took part in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:4).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Meremoth

bitterness; myrrh of death


Naves Topical Index
Meremoth

1. A priest who was appointed to weigh and register gold and silver vessels brought to Jerusalem
Ezra 8:33; Nehemiah 3:4; Nehemiah 3:21

2. A Jew who divorced his Gentile wife after the captivity
Ezra 10:36

3. A priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah
Nehemiah 10:5; Nehemiah 12:3


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Meremoth

(elevations),

  1. Son of Uriah or Urijah the priest, of the family of Koz or Hakkoz, the head of the seventh course of priests as established by David. In (Ezra 8:33) Meremoth is appointed to weigh and register the gold and silver vessels belonging to the temple. In the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah we find Meremoth taking an active part. (Nehemiah 3:4)
  2. A layman of the sons of Bani, who had married a foreign wife. (Ezra 10:36)
  3. A priest, or more probably a family of priests, who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:5)