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Holman Bible Dictionary
(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
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Meshech'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/m/meshech.html. 1991.