All the Men of the Bible - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Meshullam [Mēshŭl'lam]—associate or a friend.
- An ancestor of Shaphan, the scribe of King Josiah’s time (2 Kings 22:3).
- A son of Zerubbabel and descendant of Jeconiah, son of King Jehoiakim (1 Chron. 3:19).
- A leading man among the Gadites in the reign of Jothan (1 Chron. 5:13).
- A Benjamite, descended from Shaharaim through Elpaal (1 Chron. 8:17).
- A Benjamite, father of Sallu, who dwelt in Jerusalem (1 Chron. 9:7; Neh. 11:7).
- Another Benjamite, son of Shephathiah, also of Jerusalem (1 Chron. 9:8).
- A priest, son of Zadok and father of the high priest, Hilkiah, who lived in Josiah’s reign (1 Chron. 9:11; Neh. 11:11).
- A priest, son of Mishilemith of the house of Immer (1 Chron. 9:12).
- A Kohathite Levite who, with others, superintended the repair of the Temple in Josiah’s time (2 Chron. 34:12).
- A chief man who, with others, returned from exile with Ezra (Ezra 8:16).
- One who assisted in the numbering of those who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:15).
- A son of Bani who had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:29).
- A son of Berechiah who helped to repair two portions of the wall (Neh. 3:4, 30; 6:18).
- The son of Besodeiah who also repaired a part of the city wall (Neh. 3:6).
- A prince or priest who stood beside Ezra as he read and explained the Law (Neh. 8:4).
- A priest who, on behalf of his father’s house, signed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:7).
- A chief of the people who also signed the covenant (Neh. 10:20).
- A priest of the family of Ezra who assisted at the dedication of the wall (Neh. 12:13, 33).
- Another priest, head of his father Ginnethon’s house, in the days of Joiakim the priest (Neh. 12:16).
- A Levite, and sanctuary porter after the exile (Neh. 12:25).
Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.