(mihssh' eh ehl) Personal name perhaps meaning, “who is what God is?” 1. Cousin of Moses and Aaron (Exodus 6:22) who helped bury Nadab and Abihu (Leviticus 10:4). 2. One standing with Ezra at the public reading of the law (Nehemiah 8:4). 3. One of Daniel's three friends (Daniel 1:6-7,Daniel 1:11,Daniel 1:19;
Daniel 2:17), given the Babylonian name Meshach.
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