Mesha

Mesha mē´shə [key], in the Bible. 1 King of Moab contemporary with Ahab . Ahab was his overlord, after whose death Mesha attempted a revolt against Israel. The account of this is inscribed on the Moabite stone . 2 Son of Caleb .

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