Meshech (son of Shem)
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A descendant of Shem via Aram. Possibly the ancestor of an Aramean tribe (1 Chr 1:17). Possibly the same as Mash, son of Aram (Gen 10:23).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
MESHECH (PERSON) [Heb mešek (מֶשֶׁך)]. Meshech is one of the seven sons of Japheth, Noah’s son, according to the Table of Nations in Gen 10:2 and the parallel genealogy in 1 Chr 1:5. The latter genealogy also lists another person with the same name as a son of Shem (1:17). In the Table of Nations (Gen
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Meshech. 1. Son of Japheth and Noah’s grandson (Gn 10:2). His descendants are usually mentioned in connection with Tubal, Gog, or Magog (Ps 120:5, kjv Mesech; Ez 27:13; 32:26; 38:2, 3; 39:1). They are called Muski in Assyrian records and inhabited the mountains north of Assyria during the reigns of Tiglath-pileser
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
MESHECH1. Son of Japheth and Noah’s grandson (Gn 10:2). His descendants are usually mentioned in connection with Tubal, Gog, or Magog (Ps 120:5; Ez 27:13; 32:26; 38:2–3; 39:1). They are called Muski in Assyrian records and inhabited the mountains north of Assyria during the reigns of Tiglath-pileser
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
MESHECH1. A son of Shem (1 Chr 1:17), probably a scribal error for Mash (q.v.; Gen 10:23).2. Sixth son of Japheth (Gen 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5), and ancestor of a people mentioned by Ezekiel and in Ps 120:5. The Mushki of the Assyrian inscriptions, first mentioned by Tiglath-pileser. (c. 1100 b.c.) and then
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
MESHECH (MT mešeḵ; lxx Mosoch). One of the sons of Japheth (Gn. 10:2 = 1 Ch. 1:5) here and elsewhere associated with Tubal. 1 Ch. 1:17 names him as a descendant of Shem by Aram, while the parallel passage (Gn. 10:23) gives the name as Mash. One of these is, presumably, an error, and lxx Mosoch in Gn.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Me´sech, Me´shech (drawing out), a son of Japhet, Gen. 10:2; 1 Chron. 1:5, and the progenitor of a race frequently noticed in Scripture in connection with Tubal, Magog, and other northern nations. They appear as allies of Gog, Ezek. 38:2, 3; 39:1, and as supplying the Tyrians with copper and slaves.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Meshech—drawing out, the sixth son of Japheth (Gen. 10:2), the founder of a tribe (1 Chr. 1:5; Ezek. 27:13; 38:2, 3). They were in all probability the Moschi, a people inhabiting the Moschian Mountains, between the Black and the Caspian Seas. In Ps. 120:5 the name occurs as simply a synonym for foreigners
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