Character Study on Meremoth

Character Study on Meremoth

Ezra 8: Now on the fourth day was the silver and the gold and the vessels weighed in the house of our God by the hand of Meremoth the son of Uriah the priest; and with him was Eleazar the son of Phinehas; and with them was Jozabad the son of Jeshua, and Noadiah the son of Binnui, Levites;
Ezra 10: Vaniah, Meremoth, Eliashib,
Nehemiah 3: And next unto them repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
Nehemiah 3: After him repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah the son of Koz another piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib even to the end of the house of Eliashib.
Nehemiah 10: Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,
Nehemiah 12: Shechaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,

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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 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Meremoth
1. Son of Urijah the priest. He weighed and registered the golden and silver vessels of the temple, which Ezra had brought from Babylon (Ezra 8:24-30; Ezra 8:33; Nehemiah 3:4).

2. Ezra 10:36.

3. (See MERAIOTH); Nehemiah 12:3; Nehemiah 12:15.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Meremoth
(mehr ih mahth) Personal name meaning, “heights.” 1. Priest who returned from Exile with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:3 ). 2 . Priest in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah who assisted with the Temple treasury (Ezra 8:33 ), with the repair of the walls (Nehemiah 3:4 ,Nehemiah 3:4,3:21 ), and witnessed the renewal of the covenant (Nehemiah 10:5 ). 3 . Layman with a foreign wife (Ezra 10:36 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Meremoth
MEREMOTH. 1. The head of the 7th course of priests ( Ezra 8:33 , Nehemiah 3:4 ; Nehemiah 3:21 ; Nehemiah 10:5 ); called in 1Es 8:52 Marmoth. 2. See Carabasion. 3. See Meraioth, No. 3.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Meremoth
Bitterness; myrrh of death
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Meremoth
1. Son of Uriah, a priest: he weighed the vessels brought from Babylon, and helped to repair the wall of Jerusalem. Ezra 8:33 ; Nehemiah 3:4,21 .

2. One who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:36 .

3. Priest who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:5 .

4. Priest who returned with Zerubbabel. Nehemiah 12:3 .

Sentence search

Marmoth - MARMOTH ( 1Es 8:62 ) = Meremoth , Ezra 8:33
Carabasion - It seems to correspond to Meremoth in Ezra 10:36
Mer'Emoth - 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
Meraioth - He is called Meremoth in Nehemiah 12:3
Meremoth - Meremoth
no-Adi'ah -
A Levite, son of Binnui who with Meremoth, Eleazar and Jozabad weighed the vessels of gold and silver belonging to the temple which were brought back from Babylon
Lappidoth - Meremoth
Meraioth - Priestly family in the postexilic period (Nehemiah 12:15 ), perhaps a scribal corruption of Meremoth (Nehemiah 12:3 )
Meraioth - A priestly house in the days of Joiakim ( Nehemiah 12:15 = Meremoth of Nehemiah 12:3 )
Meraioth - Nehemiah 12:15; Meremoth in Nehemiah 12:3
Uriah - ... ... The father of Meremoth, mentioned in Ezra 8:33
Uriah - Son of Koz a priest, and father of Meremoth
Arad - Even the names of priestly families of Israel have been found here, Pashhur (Ezra 2:38 ; Ezra 10:22 ) and Meremoth (Ezra 8:33 ; Nehemiah 10:5 )
Uriah - He was father (or ancestor) of Meremoth, an eminent priest ( Ezra 8:33 [ 1Es 8:62 Urias])
Uriah - A priest of Hakkoz' family (KJV Koz), head of the seventh course (1 Chronicles 24:10); ancestor of Meremoth (Ezra 8:33; Nehemiah 3:4; Nehemiah 3:21)