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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    exterminator of shame; i.e., of idols. (1.) The name of Saul's
    son by the concubine Rizpah (q.v.), the daughter of Aiah. He and
    his brother Armoni were with five others "hanged on a hill
    before the Lord" by the Gibeonites, and their bodies exposed in
    the sun for five months (2 Sam. 21:8-10). (2.) The son of
    Jonathan, and grandson of Saul (2 Sam. 4:4). He was but five
    years old when his father and grandfather fell on Mount Gilboa.
    The child's nurse hearing of this calamity, fled with him from
    Gibeah, the royal residence, and stumbling in her haste, the
    child was thrown to the ground and maimed in both his feet, and
    ever after was unable to walk (19:26). He was carried to the
    land of Gilead, where he found a refuge in the house of Machir,
    the son of Ammiel, at Lo-debar, by whom he was brought up.
      Some years after this, when David had subdued all the
    adversaries of Israel, he began to think of the family of
    Jonathan, and discovered that Mephibosheth was residing in the
    house of Machir. Thither he sent royal messengers, and brought
    him and his infant son to Jerusalem, where he ever afterwards
    resided (2 Sam. 9).
      When David was a fugitive, according to the story of Ziba (2
    Sam. 16:1-4) Mephibosheth proved unfaithful to him, and was
    consequently deprived of half of his estates; but according to
    his own story, however (19:24-30), he had remained loyal to his
    friend. After this incident he is only mentioned as having been
    protected by David against the vengeance the Gibeonites were
    permitted to execute on the house of Saul (21:7). He is also
    called Merib-baal (1 Chr. 8:34; 9:40). (See ZIBA.)

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Mephibosheth, out of my mouth proceeds reproach