King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • 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


1. Father of Amariah, a high priest of the line of Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:6, 7, 52).

2. Nehemiah 12:15, a priest who went to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel. He is called Meremoth in Nehemiah 12:3.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

bitterness; rebellious; changing

Naves Topical Index

1. A high priest of the line of Eleazar:

General references
1 Chronicles 6:6-7; 1 Chronicles 6:52; Ezra 7:3

Probably identical with the priest of same name
1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 11:11

2. A priest in the time of Joiakim
Nehemiah 12:15

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. A descendant of Eleazar the son of Aaron and head of a priestly house. (1 Chronicles 6:61; 7:62) It is apparently another Meraioth who comes in between Zadok and Ahitub in the genealogy of Azariah. (1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 11:11)
  2. The head of one of the houses of priests, which in the time of Joiakim the son of Jeshua was represented by helkai. (Nehemiah 12:15)