(mehr ih mahth) Personal name meaning, “heights.” 1. Priest who returned from Exile with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:3). 2. Priest in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah who assisted with the Temple treasury (Ezra 8:33), with the repair of the walls (Nehemiah 3:4,Nehemiah 3:21), and witnessed the renewal of the covenant (Nehemiah 10:5). 3. Layman with a foreign wife (Ezra 10:36).
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