Mahlon [N] [E](sick ) the first husband of Ruth; son of Eiimelech and Naomi. ( Ruth 1:2 Ruth 1:5 ; Ruth 4:9 Ruth 4:10 ) comp. 1Sam 17:12 [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mahlon'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.