(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 39:1). This Meschech is identical to the Assyrian Mushki and the Greek Moschoi. At
Psalms 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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