Mehet'abel (Hebrews Meheytabel', מהֵיטִבאֵל, whose benefactor is God; or, according to Gesenius, a Chald. form for , מֶיטַיבאֵל, blessed by God; Vulg. Metabee), the name of a man and of a woman.
1. (Sept. Μετεβεήλ, Μεταβεήλ) The daughter of Matred, and wife of Hadad, the last named of the original kings of Edom, whose native or regal city was Pai or Pan (Ge 36:39; 1Ch 1:50). BC. prob. cir. 1619.
2. (Sept. Μεηταβεήλ v. r. Μεταβεήλ, Auth. Vers. "Mehetabeel.") The father of Delaiah, and grandfather of the Semaiah who connived with Sanballat in his attempts to decoy Nehemiah into signs of fear (Ne 6:10). BC. considerably ante 446.