4902. Meshek
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Meshek: a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their land
Original Word: מֶ֫שֶׁך
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Meshek
Phonetic Spelling: (meh'-shek)
Short Definition: Meshech

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Word Origin
from mashak
a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their land
NASB Translation
Meshech (10).

II. מֶ֫שֶׁךְ proper name, of a people the Moschi (Greek Μοσχοι, see below; Assyrian Mušku, Muški, DlPar 250 E. SchrCOT Genesis 10:2; KGF 155 ff.; compare Sabean משך Hal243); — 'son' of Japheth Genesis 10:2 (P), between תֻּבָל and תִּירָס, = 1 Chronicles 1:5; also, מֶ֑שֶׁךְ, probably error, 1 Chronicles 1:17 (see מַשׁ); מֶ֑שֶׁךְ Psalm 120:5 ("" קֵדָר; here without תֻּבָל); ׳תּוּבַל וּמ Ezekiel 27:13; compare Ezekiel 32:26; Ezekiel 38:2 (both + תֻּבָל); so also ᵐ5 Isaiah 66:19 (Lo StaJavan 8 Du CheHpt; see above מָשַׁךְ 2); וְתֻבָ֑ל ׳גּוֺג נְשִׂיא ראֹשׁ מ Ezekiel 38:3; Ezekiel 39:1. ᵐ5 Μοσοχ (Μεσοχ), Samaritan מושׁ(י)ך. — On identification compare Boch.; in Assyrian times they dwelt in west (or northwest) Armenia (compare Schrl.c.); in Persian times apparently farther northeast (southeast of Euxine Sea), compare Μοσχοι καὶ Τιβαρηνοι Herodiii. 94; vii. 78; also DiGenesis 10:2 and CheEncycl. Blb. Art. Geogr. (Biblical).

Mesech, Meshech

The same in form as meshek, but probably of foreign derivation; Meshek, a son of Japheth, and the people descended from him -- Mesech, Meshech.

see HEBREW meshek

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