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Mahli

Mahli [N]

(sick ).

  1. Son of Merari, the son of Levi and ancestor of the family of the Mahlites. ( Numbers 3:20 ; 1 Chronicles 6:19 1 Chronicles 6:29 ; 24:26 )
  2. Bon of Mushi and grandson of Merari. ( 1 Chronicles 6:47 ; 23:23 ; 24:30 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

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

MAHLI

ma'-li (machli, "a sick or weak one"'):

(1) A son of Merari (Exodus 6:19, the King James Version Mahali; Numbers 3:20), grandson of Levi and founder of the Levitical family of MAHLITES (which see).

(2) A son of Mushi, Mahli's brother, bears the same name (1 Chronicles 6:47; 23:23; 24:30). Compare Ezra 8:18 and 1 Esdras 8:47.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MAHLI'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.