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Libni

Libni [N] [E] [H]

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  1. The eldest son of Gershon the son of Levi, ( Exodus 6:17 ; Numbers 3:18 ; 1 Chronicles 6:17 1 Chronicles 6:20 ) and ancestor of the family of the Libnites. (B.C. after 1700.)
  2. The son of Mahli or Mahali, son of Merari, ( 1 Chronicles 6:29 ) as the text at present stands. It is probable, however, that he is the same with the preceding, and that something has been omitted. Comp. ver. ( 1 Chronicles 6:29 ) with 1Chr 6:20,42

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Libni'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.