The Meaning of Nehemiah 10:7 Explained

Nehemiah 10:7

KJV: Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,

YLT: Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,

Darby: Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,

ASV: Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,

What does Nehemiah 10:7 Mean?

Chapter Summary: Nehemiah 10

1  The names of those who sealed the covenant
29  The points of the covenant

What do the individual words in Nehemiah 10:7 mean?

Meshullam Abijah Mijamin
מְשֻׁלָּ֥ם אֲבִיָּ֖ה מִיָּמִֽן

מְשֻׁלָּ֥ם  Meshullam 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: מְשֻׁלָּם  
Sense: grandfather of Shaphan, the scribe. 2 son of Zerubbabel. 3 a Benjamite of the sons of Elpaal. 4 a Benjamite, father of Sallu. 5 a Benjamite who lived at Jerusalem after the captivity. 6 a Benjamite. 6a perhaps the same as 3 or 4. 7 a Gadite in the reign of king Jotham of Judah. 8 son of Berechiah who assisted in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. 9 son of Besodeiah who assisted Jehoiada the son of Paseah in restoring the old gate of Jerusalem. 0 a chief of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. father of Hilkiah and high priest probably in the reign of king Amon of Judah.
אֲבִיָּ֖ה  Abijah 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: אֲבִיָּה 
Sense: king of Judah, son and successor of Rehoboam.
מִיָּמִֽן  Mijamin 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: מִיָּמִין  
Sense: chief of the 6th course of priests established by David.