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The father of Meshullam; Meshullam was a builder who assisted in repairing the Old City Gate in Jerusalem (Neh 3:6).
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BESODEIAH (PERSON) [Heb bĕsōdyâ (בְּסֹדְיָה)]. The father of Meshullam, the latter having assisted in the refortification of Jerusalem under the leadership of Nehemiah (Neh 3:6). This name is made up of a preposition, a noun, and the theophoric element representing Yahweh. It presumably means “in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Besodeiah. Meshullam’s father. Along with Joiada, Meshullam helped rebuild a portion of the Jerusalem wall after the exile in Babylonia.
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