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Meshech (son of Shem)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Meshech, Son of Shem
Meshech, Descendant of Shem (מֶשֶׁךְ‎, meshekh). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Meshech (Person)
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
Mesech
Mesech. kjv spelling of Meshech, Noah’s grandson, in Psalm 120:5.See Meshech #1.
Meshech
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
Meshech
2. A son of Shem and founder of an Aramean people (1 Ch. 1:17). The name appears as Mash in Gen. 10:23.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mesech
MESECH* kjv spelling of Meshech, Noah’s grandson, in Psalm 120:5. See Meshech #1.
Meshech
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
Meshech
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
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
Meshech
Meshech (Heb. mešeḵ) (also MASH)1. one of the seven sons of Japheth (Gen. 10:2; 1 Chr. 1:5). According to the Table of Nations the descendants of Japheth dwelled in Europe and Asia. Meshech is mentioned in Akkadian sources as early as 1100 b.c.e., as Muški, a people noted for skill in metallurgy.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mesech Meshech
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
Meshech
ME´SHECH (mēʹshek).1. A Japhetic people alluded to in Gen. 10:2. Ezekiel refers to them as allied with Tubal and associated with Gog, “the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal” (Ezek. 32:26; 38:2–3; 39:1). Ezekiel also mentions them as engaged in commerce in the emporia of Tyre, dealing in slaves and
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Meshech
Meshechdrawing 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
See also
Relatives
Shem Father
Arpachshad Brother
Aram Brother
Elam Brother
Asshur Brother
Lud Brother
Noah Grandfather
Japheth Uncle
Ham Uncle
Shelah Nephew
Javan Cousin
Wife of Noah Grandmother
Canaan Cousin
Cainan Nephew
Cush Cousin
Gomer Cousin
Meshech Cousin
Tubal Cousin
Uz Nephew
Tiras Cousin
Put Cousin
Hul Nephew
Mash Nephew
Gether Nephew
Media Cousin