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Holman Bible Dictionary

Meshech

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(mee' sshehk) Personal name meaning either, “sowing” or “possession.” 1. A people of Asia Minor (Genesis 10:2; 1 Chronicles 1:5 ), known for trading in copper vessels (Ezekiel 27:13 ), frequently associated with Tubal (Ezekiel 32:26; Ezekiel 38:2-3; Ezekiel 39:1 ). This Meschech is identical to the Assyrian Mushki and the Greek Moschoi . At Psalm 120:5 the name appears in the form Mesech (KJV). 2. An otherwise unknown Aramaean tribe ( 1 Chronicles 1:17 ), perhaps identical with Mash (Genesis 10:23 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Meshech'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/m/meshech.html. 1991.

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